30 August 2017

Referee Nuhu Liman banned for rest of season after dubious MTN FA Cup penalty

during Glo premier league at the Accra sports Stadium in Accra, Ghana© Christian Thompson/Backpagepix Accra

Referee Nuhu Liman has been banned for the rest of the season after awarding a dubious penalty to Asante Kotoko in their MTN FA Cup quarter-final against NEA Salamina. 

The decision by the Match Review Panel has been ratified by the Ghana FA Executive.


A statement on the Ghana FA website: ”The Match Review Panel reviewed the video recording of the match to ascertain whether Referee Yakubu Nuhu Liman was right in awarding a penalty to the home team in the said match played at the Baba Yara Stadium.

”After  critically  examine the video, the Committee concluded that Referee Liman was wrong  in awarding a penalty kick to Asante Kotoko.

”Consequently, the Committee’s recommendation to ban Referee Yakubu Liman for the rest of the season has been upheld by the Executive Committee.”



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