Some nine players would sit out on the opening day of the season as their registrations have been challenged.
The players' eligibility has been challenged by a host clubs forcing the Professional League Board – PLB, the organisers of the Onetouch premier league to block their participation.
According to a Professional League Board statement, all affected clubs cannot field the players whose registration have been challenged on match-day-1 until their cases have been determined.
Kumasi Asante Kotoko lead the charge sheet as the Porcupine Warriors protest against the registration of three players: Ahmed Toure – Kessben FC, Shilla Alhassan – Real Tamale United and George Yamoah – Heart of Lions.
The Porcupine Warriors also have a protest lodged against them by Sekondi Hasaacas. The Sekondi-based side are contesting the registration of Samuel Inkoom by the Reds.
King Faisal have challenged the registrations of Iddrisu Yahaya and Akwasi Bobie Ansah by local rivals, Kessben FC.
Defending league champions, Accra Hearts of Oak would have to await clearance before fielding Ebenezer Tetteh with Heart of Lions contesting his registration.
First division side, Aduana Star FC have filed a case against King Faisal’s registration of Benjamin Dodzie while Biriwa Academy challenges Tema Youth over the status of Michael Arhin.