Tag Archives: Great Olympics

Referee Lathbridge apologises following lifetime ban by Ghana FA

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Beleaguered Fifa referee Reginald Lathbridge has apologised to Bechem United and Elmina Sharks, as well as football lovers, following his error which delayed the start of the 2017-18 Ghana Premier League season. The 41-year-old was found guilty by Ghana FA’s disciplinary committee on Tuesday after he mistakenly transferred a caution meant for Sharks striker Felix Addo to Bechem midfielder Joseph Amoah ...

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JUST IN: Great Olympics appeal dismissed; league to start this weekend

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An Accra High Court has dismissed Accra Great Olympics’ request to place an interlocutory injunction on the Ghana premier league, paving the way for the competition to start this weekend. In presenting their case, Olympics asked for an extension of the injunction period to one month within which the GFA would hear their protest against Elmina Sharks but that has ...

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CONFIRMED: GHPL to start on first weekend in March

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The Ghana Football Association has confirmed that the weekend of March 2-4, 2018 will see the start of the Ghana Premier League season. The decision was taken at the Association’s Ordinary Congress on Thursday. The congress was finally held after a High Court in Accra dismissed the application of an interlocutory injunction which was being sought by Accra Great Olympics. ...

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“You are the reason we are struggling for sponsors”- Sannie Daara blasts Olympics

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Communications Director of the Ghana Football Association Ibrahim Sannie Daara has hit out at Accra Great Olympics after their court injunction against the start of the Ghana Premier League. Olympics had a petition against fellow Ghana Premier League side, Bechem United, dismissed for “want of jurisdiction” but the ‘Dade’ lads believe they have a case that could possibly lead to ...

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Great Olympics vs GFA case adjourned to Feb 21

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The case involving Ghana Premier League side Accra Great Olympics and the Ghana Football Association has been adjourned to February 21 by Accra High Court 2. The case was heard on Tuesday morning after Olympics placed an injunction on all activities related to the Premier League last week, forcing the GFA and Premier League Board to cancel the launch of ...

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GHPL Launch called off due to Olympics injunction

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The proposed launch of the 2017/2018 Ghana Premier League season has been called off after a court injunction from Accra Great Olympics was served the GFA, hours to the program. The event was to commemorate the upcoming season and would have seen a new logo unveiled for the league. However, patrons and invited stakeholders who had waited for more than ...

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Great Olympics serves injunction on GFA; new season in danger?

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Great OIympics have served the Ghana Football Association with a court injunction seeking to prevent the start of the GFA’s Congress and the new Ghana Premier League season. The club is unhappy at its relegation from the league last season and is seeking redress in the matter of an unqualified player being used by Bechem United in their 1-0 victory ...

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Great Olympics to chase board room points?

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It has emerged from the corridors of Great Olympics that the club’s top hierarchy are bent on clawing points due them from the GFA board room. The club’s officials have cited the Olympics-Elmina Sharks as well as the Olympics-Bechem United games which both fielded unqualified players as instances that will hand them legitimate points due them avoid relegation In the ...

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Hearts of Oak docked three points by GFA DC

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Accra Hearts of Oak’s original points build-up of 48 at the end of the just-ended Ghana Premier League season will now read 45 points. This is because three points have been deducted from the total for a violation of Article 39(8)(e) of the Ghana Football Association’s General Regulations. The decision followed a protest filed by Great Olympics after their Week 25 ...

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