Special Competition: Ghana Normalisation Committee slaps Aduana Stars with home ban

The Fire Boys have been penalised for the unsporting behaviour of their fans during Wednesday's Special Competition clash with Medeama

Aduana Stars have been temporarily banned from using Nana Agyemang Badu I Park as a home venue for the Ghana Special Competition, the GFA Normalisation Committee has announced.

The move is in relation to violent conduct by fans of the club during Wednesday's home encounter with Medeama at the ground.

The match ended 1-1. 

"The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association has ordered a temporary ban on Aduana Stars FC from using the Nana Agyemang Badu I Park as its home venue with immediate effect," a statement from the Normalisation Committee reads.

"The decision has become necessary due to the unfortunate incident that occurred during Match Day Seven between Aduana Stars FC and Medeama SC played on Wednesday, 24th May 2019.

''This decision is in accordance with Article 15 (2) of the GFA General Regulations which states that 'the GFA may order the closure if any league centre where the safety of clubs, match officials or spectators cannot be guaranteed.'"

Unhappy about the performance of referee Emmanuel Eshun, the 'Ogya' faithful resorted to launching missiles at the central man, his assistants, the match commissioner and the away bench.

The game consequently saw a series of interruptions and the referee was reportedly held hostage after the final whistle.

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''We are, by a copy of this letter, asking the NC Special Competition Committee to determine the venue for Aduana Stars FC's subsequent home matches in accordance with the provision of Article 15 (3) of the GFA General Regulations. 

''This order is without prejudice to the determination of the case pending before the Disciplinary Committee.''

Aduana earlier released a statement to condemn the behaviour of their fans and render an apology.