GFA Disciplinary Committee fined Berekum Chelsea
Berekum Chelsea FC protested against WAFA for breaching Articles 16(1)(c) and Article 20(2) of the GFA Premier League Regulations. According to the Chelsea, the Respondent failed to adhere to orders determined by the Ghana Football Association in a Matchday 22 game played at the Berekum Golden City Park. Berekum Chelsea cited Article 16(1)(c) of the Premier League Regulations as the basis of the case of the club.
Berekum Chelsea stated that during the game, WAFA exhausted their substitutions by making three changes in the game. According to the Petitioner, in the later part of the game, the goalkeeper of WAFA got injured and was taken off the field of play. According Chelsea the operative word is the outfield player shall appear in the registered strip of his club’s goalkeepers without number.
The commetee therefore makes the followig decisions:
That Berekum Chelsea FC is hereby fined an amount of Ten Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHc10,000.00) for bringing a frivolous protest to the Disciplinary Committee pursuant to Article 35(14) of the Premier League Regulations. The said amount is payable to the GFA within 14 days upon receipt of this Ruling, failing which Berekum Chelsea shall forfeit their subsequent matches after the said deadline.
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