GFA fines Olympics for harassing journalist

The Disciplinary Committee of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has imposed a fine of GH¢1,000 on Accra Great Olympics after harassing a Sports Journalist, Senyuiedzom Adadevoh at the Accra Sports Stadium on March 5, 2017.

According to the Disciplinary Committee led by Mr. Prosper Harrison Addo, Great Olympics has been charged for a breach of Article 35(1c) and 35 (4) of the GFA General Regulations and Article 66(1&3) of the GFA Disciplinary code in respect of their match against WAFA at the Accra Sports Stadium.

The Committee revealed that Olympics impeded the works of the accredited Journalist, which is against the rules and regulations of the Ghana Football Association. 

Olympics has therefore been asked to pay the aforementioned fine to the GFA within 14 days.

The Disciplinary Committee also cautioned Olympics to avoid situations, that may put them in conflict with the Access Rights of the GFA. 

They were also warned to be of good behavior and that should the club be found of any misconduct charge in this respect during this football season, the committee shall apply more severe sanctions against them.

Source: GNA 

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