Twumasi Sports Complex closed down after attack on RTU players, officials

Nsuatreman FC will no longer host home games at the Twumasi Sports Complex at Nsuatre in the Bono Region after fans of the club caused various degrees of injury to players and officials of Real Tamale United on Sunday, 7th February 2021.

According to reports, supporters of home team pelted stones at the visiting team after a 1 – 1 drawn game on match six (6) of the Division One League.

One of the victims of the unprovocted attack

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) in a statement said the facility has closed until further notice pending disciplinary actions.

The FA also condemned in no uncertain terms the non-football conduct of supporters of the home team as it takes steps for further sanctions.

“The Executive Council of the GFA has therefore decided to ban the venue indefinitely, as the Association continue to corporate with the Police to bring the perpetrators of this barbaric act to book,” the statement said

It continued, “Also, the GFA Prosecutor will review all the reports and press charges against the club and bring the matter before the Disciplinary Committee at its next sitting on Thursday, February 11, 2021.

In a similar development, Wasaman FC in the Ashanti Region has also been banned from hosting home matches at the Okese Park in Ejisu.

According to the GFA, officials of the club together its fans held a match referee hostage for bringing to an abrupt end a match against Star Madrid FC.

“As a result, Wassaman FC have been banned indefinitely from hosting matches at Ejisu. In both cases, the Competition Department is mandated to decide where the two clubs will host their home matches until further advised.”


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