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Sports News of Thursday, 1 June 2017

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Hearts of Oak have been charged for a misconduct after their Ghana Premier League match against Liberty Professionals.


The Club has been charged for breaching Article 82(1) and 82(4) of the Second Amendment of the GFA Statutes in respect of the match.

CHARGE ONE

Statement of Offence
Accra Hearts of Oak SC is hereby charged for a breach of Articles 82(1) and 82(4) of the Second Amendment of the GFA Statute in respect of this match.

Particulars of the Offence

That Accra Hearts of Oak SC knowing that the GFA has instituted a Player of the Match, Coach of the Month and Player of the Month awards sponsored by NASCO phones exclusively for the Ghana Premier League after the Ghana Football Association has signed an agreement with the Sponsor, you, Accra Hearts of Oak SC deliberately and without the GFA’s consent and concurrence use the Ghana Premier League match organised by the GFA to do a presentation of a phone from a competitor of NASCO, as your club Player of the Match, thereby putting the GFA at risk of breaching its agreement with NASCO in violation of the GFA Statutes.

NOTES

Please take note that each charge is free-standing, albeit sequential, and separate punishments will be required in relation to each by the Prosecution.

Please also note that should the Prosecution be successful of your breach of the GFA Statutes, Regulations and the Code of Conduct, the Prosecution shall pray the Disciplinary Committee for the imposition of the maximum sanction(s) as set out by the GFA Statutes, Regulations and the GFA Code of Conduct should you choose for the personal hearing of this matter.

The Prosecution intends to rely on the evidence in the reports of the Referee, the Match Commissioner, any witness(es) and video of the match.

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