Division One side Phar Rangers have won their case against the Ghana Football Association following a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).
Phar Rangers were legally fighting for their status in the Division One League to be restored.
Phar Rangers had the conviction that some unknown hands were trying to manipulate the system to favour Okyeman Planners who are, by their position, relegated to the Division Two League after finishing 13th on the table.
In the ruling sighted by Ghana’s leading sports website Ghanasoccernet indicated,
“The appeal filled by Phar Rangers FC against the decision of the Appeals Committee of the Ghana Football Association of 23 February 2018 is upheld.
The decision of the Appeals Committee of Ghana Football Association of 23 February 2018 is set aside and replaced by this award.
In the game between Phar Rangers FC and Okwawu United of 16 July 2017, Phar Rangers FC is declared the forfeit winner by 3:0, Phar Rangers FC, therefore, remained in the GFA Division I League in the next football season
The costs of the arbitration, to be determined and served to the parties by the CAS Court Office, shall be borne by the Ghana Football Association.
The Ghana Football Association is ordered to pay an amount of CHF 6,000 to Phar Rangers as a contribution to the costs and expenses incurred by Phar Rangers FC in connection with these arbitirtration proceedings.
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