Court of Arbitration suspends GFA decision to ban 21 players for match-fixing

Court of Arbitration suspends GFA decision to ban 21 players for match-fixing

The Court of Arbitration for Sports has in a ten (10) page document ruling on the 21 players banned by the Ghana Football Association for match fixing, the court has today lifted the ban.

Signed by the Deputy President of the court, Elisabeth Steiner, the order has released on August 10, 2022 means the 21 players who were banned by the GFA for their involvement in the matching fixing scandal that rocked the Ghana Premier League two seasons ago.

Players of Ashanti Gold SC and Inter Allies FC were banned for for a number of years each depending on their involvement in the fixed match between the two clubs at the tail end of the 2020/21 season.

Some of the notable names in the list of 21 players include Ashanti Gold defender Ampem Dacosta, former Wa All Stars midfielder Paul Asare de Vries and Amos Addai.

The court’s decision means the decision of the Ghana Football Association’s Appeals Committee reached on July 1, 2022 is stayed.

CAS order

By: Agaatorne Douglas Asaah | myactiveonline.com

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