Hearts Charged For Misconduct

accra hearts of oakAccra Hearts of Oak have been charged with seven counts of misconduct by the Disciplinary Committee of the Ghana Football Association.

The club will expected to answer questions when they appear before the Committee next Wednesday.

The charges relate to incidents that occurred during their Premier League fixture against King Faisal at the Accra Stadium on November 3, 2013.

Supporters of the club invaded the pitch and attempted to attack the match fficials but for the invention of the policemen on duty.

The behaviour is contrary to Article 35 (4), 35 (9) and 39 (7)(b).

The Ghana Football Association has since to hand Hearts a temporary home ban.

Meanwhile, Hearts have launched another attempt to sign ex-Ghana Under-20 goalkeeper Eric Ofori Antwi.

The club have officially requested for the services of the Amidaus shot-stopper and are hoping to push through with a deal before the transfer window shut on December 11.

Hearts have two recognized goalkeepers in Philemon McCarthy and Tetteh Luggard but want to sign the youngster to bring competition in the goalkeepng department.

The former African champions have never hidden their admiration for Antwi who excelled heavily with the Black Satellites during the 2013 World Youth Championship in Turkey.

Hearts pursuit of the player courted family controversy when his father declared his son will ONLY sign for arch-rivals Asante Kotoko but his mother rubbished such claims and insists he will sign the dotted lines for Hearts

In another development, thre are reports that Mohammed Polomay be on the brink of being appointed as the new coach of Hearts of Oak.

Ahould that be the case, he  will succeed Duncan, who was sacked last week by a majority 8-2 decision by the board.

Irate Hearts fans have been protesting against the decision to part ways with the ex-Ashantigold trainer and are demanding his immediate reinstatement.

But the board has called off the bluff of the supporters and will name Polo as their new man in charge in the coming hours barring any unforeseen contingencies.

The move is likely to spark another protest from angry fans who have vowed to resist any attempt to dismiss Duncan.


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