Lions, King Faisal dragged before DC

King Faisal founder, Alhaji Grusah

King Faisal founder, Alhaji Grusah

KPANDO Heart of Lions are facing charges of misconduct with regard to their First Capital Plus Premier League match against Bechem United on Wednesday June 17, 2015.

The club failed to control their supporters when they threw stones from outside the inner perimeter at Assistant Referee Two, James Osarfo on or about the 85th minute of the match which resulted in about a minute hold up of play in violation of the GFA Regulations.

Hearts of Lions have therefore been charged for a breach of Articles 35(1)(a) and 35(1)(b) the GFA General Regulations in respect of this match.

After the final whistle of the match when the match officials were moving to the dressing,the club failed to control its supporters when they threw objects at them resulting in one of the stones hitting the thumb of Assistant Referee One Ben Vormawor in violation to the GFA Regulations.

Lions are hereby charged one a second count for a breach of Articles 35(1)(a) and 35(1)(b) of the Regulations.

The club also failed to control its supporters when they prevented the away team from leaving the stadium and also held the match officials hostage in the dressing room for about forty-five (45) minutes until the police personnel called in re-enforcement contrary to the GFA Regulations.

This has resulted in a third charge for a breach of Article 58 of the Disciplinary Code and Article 35(1)(a) and 35(3)(c) of the GFA General Regulations in respect of this match.

In another development, the Disciplinary Committee has invited King Faisal to appear at its sitting tomorrow at 4:00pm to assist the committee.

The invitation is in relation to a Disciplinary charge brought against Sekondi Eleven Wise by the GFA Prosecutor in respect of the match between Eleven Wise and King Faisal played at the Essipon Stadium.

The Committee met Sekondi Eleven Wise at its last sitting and will also want to grant King Faisal a hearing on Thursday.

Also, Kotoku Royals, Eleven Wise, BA United and all who wish to answer charges before the Disciplinary Committee are to attend Thursday’s sitting.

From Times Sports Desk

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