Kumasi Asante Kotoko have been charged by the FA on four counts of violent conduct for the incident of fan violence that happened on Sunday in their Match week 3 fixture versus Berekum Chelsea.
The GFA in a press release stated in a press release that;
“The Kumasi based club was charged on a first count of misconduct for the behavior of their fans at the end of the first half. The supporters of the club who were identified in Kotoko replica jerseys threatened the Match Officials.”
“On the second count, Asante Kotoko was charged for the behavior their supporters put up after recess. The supporters were alleged to have threatened the match officials when they were leaving the dressing room to start the second half of the match.”
“Thirdly, the Club has been charged concerning the throwing of objects by their supporters onto the field of play leading to a temporary halt for about five minutes.”
“Lastly, the Club is charged for holding the match officials hostage in the dressing room for about one hour before being escorted under heavy security from the stadium.”
If they accept, Kotoko will play their next 5 games behind close doors and also pay a fine of ¢10,000