Sporting activities News of Friday, 18 September 2020
The Executive Council of the Ghana Soccer Affiliation (GFA) in the training of its powers under Write-up 39(n) of the GFA Statutes 2019 has suspended Techiman City Soccer Club provisionally till the next Congress of the GFA for violating the Statutes of the Association.
Short article 39(n) of the GFA Statutes 2019 states as follows: “The Govt Council shall have the subsequent powers: Dismiss a member of a human body of GFA provisionally or suspend a Member of GFA provisionally until finally the next Congress.”
Techiman Town Soccer Club on Friday, August 28, 2020, issued a Writ versus the GFA and filed an Ex-parte Movement against the GFA to place an interlocutory injunction on the a short while ago held 26th Regular Congress of the Ghana Soccer Affiliation.
It is very very clear from the admission necessities beneath Posting 13 and 16(1)(f) of the GFA Statutes 2019 that a member of the GFA will not get matters of interpretation and application of the FIFA, CAF and GFA Statutes, Restrictions, decisions and directives to the everyday courts, except if the FIFA Statutes or restrictions, CAF Statutes or the GFA rules, or binding nationwide regulation, present for a stipulate recourse to Normal courts.
Wherever there are violations, Write-up 17.1 of the GFA Statues 2019 states that “the Congress is responsible for suspending a Member. The Government Council might, nevertheless, briefly suspend a Member that severely and/or frequently violates its obligations as a Member with instant outcome. The suspension permitted by the Executive Council shall very last right up until the subsequent Congress unless of course the Government Council has lifted it in the meantime.”
Following this final decision of the Govt Council, Techiman Metropolis Soccer Club is suspended from all GFA things to do which includes the impending 2020/2021 football period till the subsequent GFA Congress decides the fate of the club as recommended less than Write-up 17 and 18 of the GFA Statutes.
Report 17(3) of the GFA Statutes states that “a suspended Member shall eliminate its membership rights. Other Associates could not entertain sporting call with a suspended Member. The Disciplinary Committee may impose additional sanctions”
Consequently, Techiman Town FC is provisionally suspended from the Ghana Football Affiliation until the following GFA Congress, the place the delegates will be presented with the subject on the agenda for Congress to choose on the problem in accordance with the Statutes of the Affiliation.
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