A PUNTER’S 10p accumulator on seven games between unknown teams scooped £1,000 – as sporting gamblers search for events amid the coronavirus shutdown.
The online customer’s bizarre 10,000/wager on Wedneday’s international club friendlies came up trumps thanks to two late comeback wins.
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Russian minnows Kuban Holding Pavlovskaya beat FC Chila 2-1, overturning a 24th minute deficit with goals on 69 and 83 minutes.
And Alvesta Golf Women beat fellow Swedes Ljungby by the same scoreline, trailing at half-time but nettingh in the 47th and 81st minutes.
Ladbrokes’ Jessica O’Reilly said: “Turning 10p into £1000 isn’t easy at any time.
“Our plucky punter must be grateful for Kuban Holding and Alvesta Golf Women turning their, and consequently his, fortunes around.”
The unnamed winner picked up £1,094.76 in all.
THE WINNING ACCUMULATOR IN FULL
FC Chita 1 Kuban Holding 2
Nelstars 1 Choma Dam 4
Olimp Odinstoro 0 Torpedo Zhavoronki 3
Sandsbro AIK 3 Ingelstads IK 1
Skegrie BK 0 Uppakra IF 3
Ljungby IF Women 1 Alvesta Golf Women 2
Aby IF 2 IK Sleipner 0
Luckily, there was no bonus question asking him to name his favourite Kuban and Alvesta players…
Sporting action has been suspended in most countries due to lockdowns combating the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Premier League and EFL are determined to play out the season, possibly deep into summer.
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And the National League, NL North and NL South, plus the WSL and Women’s Championship, today pledged to do the same – “as quickly as possible”.
But every men’s league below those fifth and sixth tier will expunge this term’s results.
Meanwhile, the FA is “reviewing all options” over the FA Cup, currently at the quarter-final stage.