Wa African United CEO Kofi Adams, two players charged for misconduct

Chief Executive Officer of Wa African United, Kofi Adams and two players Benjamin Gyamerah and Emmanuel Asirifi have been charged on one count of misconduct each after their GN Bank Division One League match against Berekum Arsenals on May 10, 2015.

After the referee whistled for the end of the match, Mr. Adams and the players individually verbally attacked the match referee and attempted to physically assault the referee which resulted the match officials being held hostage for about thirty (10) minutes before the Police personnel could rescue them out of the park to the police station where they remain for about an hour to avoid being attacked contrary to the stipulations of the GFA Regulations.

As a result of this, Mr. Kofi Adams (CEO), Benjamin Gyamerah (player) and Emmanuel Asirifi (player) are each individually hereby charged for a breach of Articles 56, 58 and 59 of the Disciplinary Code and Articles 35(3)(c) and 35(7)(d) of the GFA General Regulations in respect of this match.

Each of them is expected to submit their written Statement of Defence to the charge(s) on or before Monday, May 22, 2015 on or before 5pm at the GFA Secretariat or through email address to the Disciplinary Committee, [email protected] failing which the Disciplinary Committee shall proceed to adjudicate the case without your Statement of Defence.

Should they choose Defence Options 3 (Personal Hearing) in their Statement of Defence, they will attend the Disciplinary Committee on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 4pm at the GFA Secretariat to answer to the charge(s), failure which the Disciplinary Committee shall proceed to adjudicate the case in their absence.

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