Assistant referee Muntala Mohammed has been charged in respect of the MTN FA Cup Round of 16 match between Aduana Stars and Istanbul played on Sunday May 24.
Assistant Referee Muntala Mohammed is charged for failing to control himself when his colleague referee was assaulted by a player; he used the assistant referee flag to strike Henry A. Salifu (a player of Istanbul FC) in retaliation in violation of the stipulations of the GFA Regulations.
He has hereby been charged for a breach of Articles 35(7)(d) and 39(7) of the GFA General Regulations in respect of this match.
The assistant referee is therefore expected 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, firstname.lastname@example.org failing which the Disciplinary Committee shall proceed to adjudicate the case without his Statement of Defence.
Should he choose Defence Options 3 (Personal Hearing) in his 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.