GFA announce verdict of King Faisal’s protest case against Tamale City FC

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The Disciplinary Committee (DC) of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has dismissed King Faisal FC’s protest case against Tamale City FC in relation to their betPawa Premier League Matchweek 30 game which was played at the Aliu Mahama Stadium.

King Faisal after the game which they lost 4-0 filed a protest against Tamale City for using an unqualified player in the name of Isaac Mensah.

Per the protest from King Faisal, the above mentioned player has been registered with two different names and Dates of Birth in the FIFA Connect System.

King Faisal in their petition stated that the player was registered with the name Isaac Mensah with his Date of Birth as 20th June 1998 and also registered with the name Jireh Kojo Nissi with his Date of Birth as 21st June 2003, making him unqualified to feature in the Gameweek 30 clash.

King Faisal further stipulated that the player was unqualified to feature in the game because he was transferred to Tamale City on loan and should have reverted to his parent club, Sekondi Hasaacas at the end of the loan.

King Faisal were seeking to be declared winners of the game. The Disciplinary Committee however ruled that the player Isaac Mensah who played in the said match was duly qualified to play.

The GFA Prosecutor has however been tasked to investigate the registration of Jireh Kojo Nissi and locate and charge all guilty parties in his registration.

The decision has been communicated to all parties accordingly.

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