Sporting activities Information of Tuesday, 4 June 2019
The Ghana Football Affiliation (GFA) has stated that it simply cannot grant Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s ask for to shift their semi-remaining match with Hearts of Oak on neutral grounds and share the gate proceeds similarly in between the two clubs.
A assertion dated June 3, and signed by the Deputy Normal Secretary of the GFA, Ismaila G. Amin, which was in response to Kotoko’s letter dated May possibly 27, emphasised that the Hearts-Kotoko match would continue to acquire spot at the Accra Stadium on June 16 as by now indicated in the Level of competition Administration Program.
“We communicated the revised competition aspects to you in our letter dated March 22, 2019, through electronic mail on March 24, 2019, as indicated in the connected document.
“The disbursement formulation for the sharing of gate proceeds, sad to say, are unable to transform,” the statement described.
“Your reference to Article 11(5) of the Regulations is alien to the matter below dialogue, and would immediate you to Report 12 (5) of the Laws for a distinct comprehending.
“In the foregoing, we regret to advise you that we are not able to accede to your requests,” the statement included.
Earlier on June 2, Kotoko had expressed their disgust at the failure of the Normalisation Committee (NC) of the Ghana Soccer Affiliation (GFA) to make clear the structure for their semi-closing clash versus rivals Hearts of Oak on June 16.
In a assertion signed by the Director of Communications, Mr Samuel Sarfo Duku, Kotoko expressed their dissatisfaction with the NC’s delay in responding to a letter dated May 27, describing the attitude of the FA as disheartening and an impediment to proper scheduling and preparing ahead of video games.
The administration of Kotoko stated that it would only take the choice of the FA to play a one-off semi-remaining offered it would be played on neutral ground and the gate proceeds shared equally in between the two clubs.
“Management, nevertheless, wishes to reiterate its previously posture that it will only accept the conclusion of the FA for a just one-off semi-remaining match furnished that it will be played on a neutral ground, and the gate proceeds shared similarly amongst the clubs.”