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Court Injunction puts Ghana league in jeopardy

-By Henry Usiayo

The fate of Ghana Premier League will be decided on Thursday as it is yet to begin the 2017/ 2018 season owing to a legal tussle against relegated Great Olympic.

The country’s FA is optimistic that the league could begin this weekend as they are certain to floor the litigants when the case is decided by an Accra High Court.

The tussle between the FA and Great Olympic has halted the league as clubs now resort to playing friendlies in other to keep their players fit and ready till when the league will begin.

The ugly incident has received reaction from club managements in Ghana who are afraid that the league could lose most of its sponsorship deals if the issue is not settled on time.

The Chief Executive of Wa All Stars also advocated that the league be suspended while novelty league be played to avoid further embarrassment to Ghana football by bringing clubs together.

Ghanaian Minister of Youths and Sports, Isaac Asiamah, had also earlier urged the GFA to fix the issue surrounding the delay as it is a source of economy to some Ghanaians who sells their wares in Stadium on match days.

The Ghanaian league had also been halted in 2013 when King Faisal dragged the GFA to court for a similar situation. The Ghanaian League was expected to kick off last month.


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