DC gives ruling on protest by Windy Professionals

Windy Professionals’ protest against Metro Stars FC for playing in a strip not presented at the pre-match technical meeting for their 1st Round Elite Clubs Cup match has failed.

The Disciplinary Committee of the Ghana Football Association ruled against the petitioner’s demand to be awarded three points and three goals for the match in accordance to Article 34(4)(b) of the GFA General Regulations.

The Disciplinary Committee made the following decisions after hearing the matter:

1. That for failing to pay the required protest fees per the provisions on page 7 of the Special Rules for the Elite Clubs Cup and Article 37(5) of the GFA General Regulations, the protest of Windy Professionals FC shall fall and the match results shall stand.

2. That for failing to attend the pre-match technical meeting, Metro Stars FC is hereby fined an amount of One Hundred and Twenty-Five Ghana Cedis (GHc125) per Article 23(3)(b) of the General Regulations to be paid to the GFA within fourteen (14) days upon receipt of this Decision.

3. That there shall be no order as to cost.

4. That any party which is dissatisfied with this Decision has within 24hrs of being notified of this Decision to appeal to the Appeals Committee (see page 7 of Special Rules).

Source: Ghanafa.org