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FA settles court case over league
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Soccer News of Friday, 27 October 2006

Source: GFA

FA settles court case over league

The premier league would bounce back on Wednesday, November 1 following a successful out of court settlement of the differences between Emmanuel Otu Quaye, a supporter of Hearts of Oak and Ghana Football Association.

After a meeting at the FA?s headquarters on Thursday, both parties have agreed to discontinue the pending court case set for Friday at an Accra High Court.

The plaintiff, Emmanuel Otu Quaye and counsel, Ernest Thompson have agreed to withdraw suit filed against the Ghana Football Association on Friday when the case is called for hearing.

The Ghana Football Association on Tuesday put premier league on hold, pending the outcome of a writ filed against the football governing body by Emmanuel Otu Quaye.

The Football Association was served with an interlocutory court injunction from an Accra High Court restraining it from going ahead with the organization of the league.

The FA after receipt of the court order has decided to indefinitely put the league on hold awaiting the final decision from the courts.

Emmanuel Otu Quaye, a supporter of Accra Hearts of Oak has sought an injunction from an Accra High Court restraining the FA from going ahead with the organization of the league.

The Hearts of Oak supporter is seeking an explanation from the FA over some provisions in the new draft to register players.

This was after the Phobians attempts at registering Charles Taylor and Ishmael Addo for the league was rejected by the FA.

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