FA urges calm over Premier League postponement

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has urged football stakeholders to remain calm in the aftermath of AshantiGold’s motion for injunction on the betPawa Ghana Premier League (GPL).

The GFA in a statement acknowledged the receipt of the motion and have decided to put the betPawa GPL on hold.

The GFA said the league would be put on hold until October 14, 2022, when the Human Rights High Court was expected to hear the motion.

”The association wishes to urge all stakeholders—sponsors and partners and clubs that have invested in the league—players whose livelihoods depend on the league, match officials, administrators, officials, and supporters of the league, and clubs—to remain calm.

“The Association would seek redress for the prompt return of the Premier League and ensure the calendar is not further disrupted in this World Cup year,” the statement said.

Meanwhile, experienced Gambian referee Bakary Papa Gassamahas been appointed to officiate the CAF Confederation Cup second preliminary round match between AS Real de Bamako(Mali) and Accra Hearts of Oak(Ghana).

Elvis Guy NoupueNguegoue(Cameroon) and Mahmoud Ahmed KamelAbouelregal(Egypt) will be assistant referees for the game.

Fourth official will be Lamin N. Jammeh (Gambia) and Massa Diarra as the Match Commissioner.

HaliduMaiga from Mali will be the COVID-19 Officer for the match.

The game is scheduled for October 8, 2022 at the Stade Bamako. –GFA

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