November 26, 2020


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Medeama settles ex-striker Nathaniel Asamoah US$ 54,000 to avoid sanction

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Medeama have paid US$ 54,000 to settle an outstanding debt to former striker Nathaniel Asamoah to avoid points deduction, can confirm.The Mauve and Yellows have sent payment confirmation to the Ghana Football Association.The Ghana FA ordered the two-time FA Cup holders to their former striker US$ 54,000 andUS$15,000 to the Ghana FA or suffer three points deduction for every match they will play in the 2020/21 Premier League season.In parenthesis, the Mauve and Yellows will suffer a transfer ban (both domestic and international) for a period of one (1) year, should they fail to comply with the above on or before 18 December, 2020.A Ghana FA Disciplinary Committee ruling on Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 sought to enforce an Appeals Committee decision which ordered the Tarkwa-based side to pay Asamoah 40% of his transfer fee to Raja Casablanca.For failing to comply with the earlier decision on 2 August, 2020, Medeama SC have also paid a fine of GH 3,000 to the Ghana Football Association.The Tarkwa-based side have moved quickly to avoid any boardroom points by coughing up the cash to the 30-year-old.Asamoah was transferred to the Moroccan side in 2015 for US$ 150,000 but terminated his contract after four months.