The Ghana Football Association (GFA) announced on Thursday the suspension of its elite championship, the betPawa Premier League.
Early this morning, the GFA announcement the suspension of SC AshantiGold » with immediate effect. » The authority justifies its decision by « The club’s dealings with banned officials Kwaku Frimpong and Emmanuel Frimpong, which is a serious breach of the GFA statutes and FIFA statutes. »
Both had been banned by the GFA Disciplinary Committee for 10 years and 8 years respectively, having been found guilty of match manipulation. The Ghana Premier League was therefore set to enter its fourth matchday this weekend without AshnatiGold. But instead, the Ghanaian football body has suspended its elite championship.
“This follows a motion for notice of injunction filed yesterday at the High Court of Human Rights by Ashantigold SC and served on GFA solicitors yesterday afternoon. Following the receipt of the motion, the Association has decided to suspend the league until the decision of a motion on notice of injunction by the court on October 14, 2022.informs an official press release.
“The Association will endeavor to seek redress for the early return of the Premier League and to ensure that the schedule is not further disrupted in this World Cup year. »promises the GFA.
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— Ghana Football Association (@ghanafaofficial) September 29, 2022