UNCONFIRMED: Golden City Park closed down by GFA NC

Unconfirmed reports indicate that the Ghana FA Normalization Committee has closed down, indefinitely, the Berekum Golden City Park following attacks on officials of Kumasi Asante Kotoko.

The venue which is the home ground of Berekum Chelsea FC and Berekum Arsenal FC will be closed down for an indefinite period according to insider at the Ghana FA NC.

The decision, when confirmed, will come as a result of the attacks meted to Kumasi Asante Kotoko officials and fans ahead of their clash with Berekum Chelsea on Sunday afternoon.

Policy Analyst of the Asante Kotoko, Dr. Amo Sarpong was brutally beating, leaving him with several degree of injuries ahead of the game on Sunday afternoon.

The brutal attack followed gunshots fired by the Kotoko official which, according to a statement by Berekum Chelsea, ignited the whole brutal beatings.

A stray bullet from the five warning shots fired by Dr. Amo Sarpong is believed to have hit a fan of Chelsea minutes before the game, fueling the mob attacks on the Kotoko fans and officials.

Operations Manager of Kotoko, Perugia, is also reported to have suffered some brutalities as well as many supporters of the Porcupine Warriors.

The Golden City Park, which is a known notorious venue when it comes to club violence is, however, on the verge of suffering a serious punishment following the attacks.

Already, Aduana Stars are suffering a home ban following similar fan attacks on visiting Medeama SC when they clashed at the Nana Agyemang Badu I Park in Dormaa on Wednesday.

With the attacks on Kotoko and the brutalities suffered by Medeama in Dormaa, the former Brong Ahafo Region is gradually becoming a notorious center for football violence and hooliganism.

The decision of the ban on the venue is expected to hit the media on Monday.

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