The GFA Disciplinary Committee has fined Berekum Chelsea an amount of GH¢1, 000 for their refusal to respect the Player Status Committee decision dated 24th January, 2014 in respect of their GH¢11,500 debt to Player Frank Andoh.
The player has informed the Ghana Football Association that he only received Five Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢5,000.00) out of the said outstanding amount of Eleven Thousand Five Hundred Ghana Cedis(GH¢11,500.00).
Consequently the GFA Disciplinary Committee has decided as follows in the enforcement with Article 63 of the GFA Disciplinary Code:
a. PURSUANT to Article 63(1) (a) of the GFA Disciplinary Code, Berekum Chelsea is hereby fined an amount of One Thousand Ghana Cedis(GH¢1,000.00), payable to the GFA upon receipt of this letter for failing to comply with the Player Status Committee decision within the stipulated time.
b. PURSUANT to Article 63(1)(b) of the GFA Disciplinary Code, your club is hereby given a final deadline to pay the full amount of Six Thousand and Five Hundred Ghana Cedis(GH¢6,500) to Player Frank Andoh on or before close of business, Wednesday, April 12, 2017 without failure.
c. PURSUANT to Article 63(1)(c) of the GFA Disciplinary Code, should your Club fail to comply with the final deadline, the following sanctions shall apply:
(i) suffer a three (3) points deduction from your accumulated points for each match played after the deadline.
(ii) Suffer a transfer ban for a period of one (1) year, should your club fail to pay the amount in full, six (6) months after the deadline(Thursday, October 12, 2017).
(iii) suffer demotion to Division One if your Club fail to pay the amount in full one(1) year after the deadline. (Thursday, April 12, 2018)