Assistant referee Eric Owusu Mensah has been charged for misconduct in respect the MTN FA Cup Round of 16 match between Aduana Stars and Istanbul played on Sunday May 24.
Assistant Referee Eric Owusu Mensah is charged for failing to control himself when his colleague referee was assaulted by a player; he punched Henry A. Salifu, a player of Istanbul in retaliation in violation of the stipulations of the GFA Regulations.
Mr. Owusu Mensah has hereby charged for a breach of Articles 35(7)(d) and 39(7) of the GFA General Regulations in respect of this match.
He is therefore to submit his written Statement of Defence to the charge(s) on or before Thursday, June 4, 2015 on or before 5pm at the GFA Secretariat or through email address to the Disciplinary Committee, email@example.com failing which the Disciplinary Committee shall proceed to adjudicate the case without the Statement of Defence.
Should he choose Defence Options 3 (Personal Hearing) in the Statement of Defence, the Disciplinary Committee shall through his email or the GFA website inform him on when to attend its hearing at the GFA Secretariat to answer to the charge(s), failure which the Disciplinary Committee shall proceed to adjudicate the case in his absence.