Three Okwawu players facing tough action over violence, Olympics TM in trouble

Okwawu United’s heartache of not being able to qualify for the Ghana top-flight has been compounded with the Disciplinary Committee charging their three players of violence and misconduct.

The Ghana Football Association’s Prosecutor charged Okwawu United and three of their players following their play-off fixture against Great Olympics at the Len Clay Stadium on 29 April 2014.

Seth Twum Barimah, Nanabenyin Francis and Wonder Kudevor, all players, face two separate charges each of misconduct and violence as they assaulted the referee, insulted and threatened the referee with injury following incidents that happened after the match.

The trio have until 5pm on Wednesday, 7 May 2014 to respond to the charges.

Further to that, Okwawu United Football Club have been charged with three counts of misconduct and violence.

The Clubs is charged for misconduct after a section of their supporters pelted bags of water sachet at the bench of Great Olympics.

Also some of their reserve players and technical team members rushed on the match officials and some of them hit the referee resulting in the match officials being held on the field of play for about 13 minutes.

Meanwhile the team manager of Great Olympics Nii Ayi Mensah has been charged by the Ghana Football Association’s Prosecutor following his side’s play-off match against Okwawu United at the Len Clay Stadium on 29 April 2014.

Mensah has been charged for with misconduct and misconduct and violence following incidents that happened at the Stadium.

He faces two counts after throwing stones into the supporters in reaction to his side’s bench been pelted bags of water sachet by the supporters.

The Olympics team manager has until 5pm on Wednesday, 7 May 2014 to respond to the charges.

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