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Ghana FA cracks the whip by ordering closure of two venues - RTU, Starke FC affected

Published on: 20 March 2014

The Ghana FA has ordered the closure of two venues following match violence recorded in December last year.

The Tamale stadium and Dunkwa Park have been affected by the latest directive following violence against match officials in an MTN FA Cup.

Real Tamale United will not play at the Tamale stadium after crowd troubles marred their FA Cup match UCC Youngsters.

The Dunkwa Park will be closed to Starke FC after the unfortunate incident of physical assault by the Chairman and Supporters of the Club on the match officials after their game with Hasaacas played on December 22, 2013 in the MTN FA Cup competition.

The GFA said in a statement: "This decision is in accordance with Article 15 (2) of the GFA Regulations which states that the GFA may order the closure of any league centre where the safety of Clubs, Match officials and Spectators cannot be guaranteed.

"The decision is not prejudice to a determination of the case by the Disciplinary Committee."

The Disciplinary Committee have been directed to hear the case in accordance with the Regulations of the Association.


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