Ghana FA working with Ghana Police to halt hooliganism at stadia – Prosper Harrison Addo

The Ghana Football Association [GFA] is working with the Ghana Police Service to get rid of hooliganism from our football, Prosper Harrison Addo, who is the General Secretary has confirmed.

The hierarchy of the FA have been faced with a tough task due to the hooliganism at the various stadia.

Hooliganism has been on the rise in the ongoing campaign especially in the National Division One League which has brought football in the mud.

Referee Niatire Suntuo Aziz and his assistants Suleman Mohammed, Yakubu Abdul Rahman as well as the fourth referee Hasim Yakubu after their game with Bofoakwa ended 0-0 a the Wamanafo Community Park last month by some livid home fans of Mighty Royals.

General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association, Prosper Harrison Addo, has called for patience as the police conduct their investigations.

“We are working with the Ghana Police Service and recently, we gave them some of the videos regarding the incidents,” he told Citi Sports.

“The Criminal Justice System is not a day’s job and so it will take a bit of time.

“Let it not surprise anybody if someone is arrested.

“What people must appreciate is that, when you commit a crime, there is not limitation, so you can commit the crime today and be arrested 2 years later.

“So the police are conducting their investigations, when they are ready, they will make the arrests,” he added.

The club has since been banned from playing matches at their home grounds and fined a total of Gh¢ 20,000.

Source: Modern Ghana

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