President of Ashantigold Football club Dr Kweku Frimpong and Chief executive officer of the club Emmanuel Frimpong are facing a 5 year Ghana FA ban as the Ghana Police investigative committee winds down its investigation on the match fixing allegations leveled against the club and its officials.
According the reports from a trusted source,the Ghana FA says the two failed to respond to substantial allegations leveled against them during the hearing of the matter involving Ashantigold SC and Inter Allies following betting claims on them.
Emmanuel Frimpong our source say failed to answer critical questions of match fixing leveled against him during the hearing, culminating in the committee proposing his five year ban, for the club President Kweku Frimpong, the source say he could not provide answers to questions of his call to a member of the Inter Allies technical team few hours to their Ghana Premier league week 34 clash in Obuasi.
The act of the two top management members of the mining base club breaches the Ghana FA Disciplinary codes captured in article 18.
Article 18 of the Ghana FA Disciplinary code states “Anyone who directly or indirectly, by an act or an omission, unlawfully influences or manipulates the course, result or any other aspect of a match and/or competition or conspires or attempts to do so by any means shall be sanctioned with a minimum five-year ban on taking part in any football-related activity as well as a fine of at least One Hundred Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHc100,000.000). In serious cases, a longer ban period, including a potential lifetime ban on taking part in any football-related activity, shall be imposed“.
Ashantigold and Inter Allies are already facing demotions from the FA following the match fixing allegations leveled against them, while several individuals within the two club are facing several years ban from taking part in Football related activities.