A PUNTER'S 10p accumulator on seven games between unknown football teams scooped £1,000 – as gamblers search desperately for sporting events to bet on amid the coronavirus shutdown.
Two late comeback wins rewarded the online customer's 10,000/1 wager with seven correct predictions from Wedneday's international club friendlies.
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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 overcame fellow Swedes Ljungby by the same scoreline, trailing at half-time but netting 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.
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 tiers will expunge this term's results.
Meanwhile, the FA is "reviewing all options" over the FA Cup, currently at the quarter-final stage.
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