Ref assaulted at Akosombo

A Koforidua based Class One referee, Favour Tsormana, has lodged a complaint at the Akosombo Police Station after he was injured beneath the eye by a Player of Eastern Parkers during the Second leg of Eastern Cup round of 16 match between Akosombo United FC and Eastern Parkers – both Division Two Clubs.

The Player – Asare Brako Prince – a professional teacher at Apegusu Junior High School who had been red-carded allegedly stormed the field of play to hit the left eye of the referee with an iced block during a melee in protest of the 80th-minute equalizer by the home team – Akosombo United FC.

The referee had a deep cut under his eye and suffered a blackout on the field amidst profuse bleeding.

He was rushed to the VRA Hospital where the cut was sutured and medication administered and subsequently discharged after his condition was stabilised. –Starrfm

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