Medeama football club have successfully filed an appeal against the Premier League Disciplinary Committee’s decision to deduct them 3 points and also fine them over claims of fielding an unqualified player against Great Olympics.
Great Olympics after gameweek 12’s fixture against Medeama filed a complaint to the Disciplinary Committee stating that Medeama used an unqualified player in the person of Nana Kofi Babil. Olympics had lost the game by 1-0, courtesy a Prince Opoku Agyemang early opener.
The Disciplinary Committee after carefully analyzing the situation decided to deduct Medeama 3 points and 3 goals. The deducted points and goals were awarded to the complainant Great Olympics. Medeama were also fined GHc5,000.00.
The decision meant that Medeama lose their place at the top of the table and have dropped down to 2nd place, a point behind Aduana Stars, while Olympics move up to 10th, a point and a place behind bitter rivals Hearts of Oak.
Medeama are left unhappy with the Disciplinary Committee’s decision and have lodged an instant appeal. The club has edged all fans to remain calm as they embark on this legal battle.
We successfully filed an appeal on Tuesday against @GhanaLeague decision to dock us points over claims of fielding an unqualified player against Great Olympics.
We urge our fans to remain calm as we continue the legal battle. pic.twitter.com/OgbOZq8qvr
— Medeama SC (@MedeamaSC) March 17, 2020