Hearts banned and fined

Hearts board chairman, Torgbe Afede XIV

Hearts board chairman, Torgbe Afede XIV

The GFA Disciplinary Committee has banned Hearts of Oak from One home-match at the Accra Stadium after being charged on two counts of misconduct.

Hearts were also been fined GHc3000.00 and their supporters warned to be of good behavior in future matches.

The Club has however served their home ban after the GFA Executive Committee temporarily banned the Club from using the Accra Stadium as their home grounds after incidents in their match against Hasaacas played at Accra on 5th June, 2015.

On the first count, Hearts was charged for failing to control the club’s supporters, around the 6th minute of the match when they rushed to the glass gate and attempted to force their way into the inner parameter to attack Assistant Referee 2 had the Police on duty not resisted their attempt. This behaviour is in violation of the Articles 54, 58 and 59 of the GFA Disciplinary Code and Articles 35(1)(b) and 35(7)(d) the GFA General Regulations.

On the second count, Hearts of was charged for failing to control the club’s supporters around the 17th minute of the match when they threw objects at Assistant Referee 2, Issaka Badiu Alhassan resulting in a cut on his head and which caused a hold of play for about thirty (30) minutes in violation of Articles 54, 58 and 59 of the GFA Disciplinary Code and Articles 35(1)(a), 35(3)(b) and 35(7)(d) the GFA General Regulations.

Hearts did not send a response to the charge against the club even though the Charge Sheet was sent to the club on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 and was also published on www.ghanafa.org.

email
Print Friendly

Leave a Comment