Athletics Information of Wednesday, 29 May well 2019
Communication Director of Hearts of Oak Kwame Opare Addo, suggests his facet has not asked for for a international referee to officiate their semi-final match towards arch-rivals Asante Kotoko in the Exclusive Competitors.
The recreation is scheduled to come off on June 16, 2019 at the Accra Sports activities Stadium.
Hearts of Oak emerged winners of Zone B while Asante Kotoko positioned next in Zone A in the Ghana Football Association Exclusive Opposition to set up this fierce clash.
“Hearts of Oak has not asked for for any international referees. We trust our regional referees and these appointing authorities. We have not created this sort of a request. It does not make a difference the referee that will officiate”, he informed Pleased FM.
He even further went on to say that the Normalisation Committee must not heed to Kotoko’s ask for for the activity to be played on a neutral ground and stick to the principles governing this opposition.
The semi-ultimate is meant to be a one-off activity according to the organizers but there have been fears particularly from Kotoko for the sport to be played more than two-legs.
“We should not entertain Kotoko requesting for a neutral ground mainly because they knew the guidelines of the competitors ahead of they bought in this article. They have all the files that govern the competition.
“Since when did they begin protesting the Accra grounds? Due to the fact they are taking part in Hearts of Oak they are now requesting for a neutral floor. If we ended up to engage in at Baba Yara stadium will they ask for for the activity to be performed on a neutral ground.
“We must not be encouraging them due to the fact they often deliver these items, why is Karela FC or Ashgold not protesting for a neutral ground?” he queried.
The intense clash is previously constructing momentum as the most up-to-date issue arising now is on the proportion of the gate proceeds to be shared on the working day as the residence staff (Hearts) will get 40 percent and the absent crew (Kotoko) grab 30 p.c.
Kotoko management are demanding for an equivalent share of the proceeds.