The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has slapped a positive of Gh¢5,000 on Accra Hearts of Oak official, and Division One League facet, Basake Holy Stars FC for particular offences dedicated of their respective competitions.
The Hearts of Oak official, Mr Paul Tandoh, who was fined GH¢2,000 was additionally handed a match ban for verbally abusing a referee of their Ghana Premier League match in opposition to WAFA.
At the Disciplinary Committee listening to, Mr Tandoh was discovered responsible of utilizing abusive language in opposition to referee Philip Arthur Forson and likewise refused to go away the inside perimeter when ordered to take action.
According to an FA assertion, Mr Tandoh denied utilizing abusive language in opposition to the referee in his defence assertion, insisting that he was as a substitute complaining a few pink card awarded to one in every of his gamers.
He additionally rejected claims that he refused to go away the inside perimeter, stating that he was solely “walking over to the goalkeeper’s trainer to hand over his records book.”
But the GFA’s Disciplinary Committee discovered Tandoh responsible and handed him a one-match ban after reviewing the footage of the sport.
Basake Holy Stars FC was fined GH¢3, 000 after followers and officers of the membership reportedly attacked match officers.
According to the FA assertion, officers and followers of the membership pelted the match officers with stones and invaded the pitch to assault the referee and his assistants after they performed Dwarfs in a league recreation.
Basake Holy Stars defence of placing in sufficient safety measures to guard the officers was rejected by the Committee.
“The club also added that a few people who were dissatisfied with the abysmal performance of the match officials tried to attack them but the management and security who were on duty ensured it did not happen,” the GFA stated.
The Team Manager of Basake Holy Stars, Solomon Bosomtwe Essoa, was accused of instigating the supporters of the membership to assault the match officers.
He was fined GH¢2, 000 and handed a two-match house ban.