Amidaus Professionals Stay of Execution Application quashed by GFA Disciplinary Committee

The GFA Disciplinary Committee has dismissed Amidaus Professionals’ application for a stay of execution pending the outcome of the Appeal Case.

Amidaus Professionals appealed against the Disciplinary Committee’s decision on a consolidated misconduct case against the Club

Below is the full released statement by the Ghana Football Association Disciplinary Committee;

IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION FOR STAY OF EXECUTION

BY AMIDAUS PROFESSIONALS
PENDING THE OUTCOME OF THE CLUB’S APPEAL AGAINST THE DISCIPLINARY
COMMITTEE DECISION IN CONSOLIDATED MISCONDUCT CASE

PROCEEDINGS
In accordance with Article 36(2) and 35(15) of the Division One League Regulations
(2019), the Disciplinary Committee (the Committee) examined the application from
Amidaus Professionals (the Applicant).

SUMMARY OF THE FACTS
On Friday, April 9, 2021, the Applicant applied to this Committee for a grant of a Stay of
Execution pending the outcome of the Appeal Case.
The Applicant stated that they were confident of the success of the appeal has the high
chance of success.

FINDINGS AND GROUNDS OF THE DECISION
It is very clear that the Applicant is appreciative of Article 35(15) of the Division One
League Regulations (2019), of the GFA hence the Application to this Committee for the
stay of execution.
The Applicant has also satisfied the requirement of Article 35(15) of the Division One
League Regulations (2019), by the club’s payment of the requisite filing fee of Three
Hundred Ghana Cedis (GHc300.00).

Article 35(15)(a) of the Division One League Regulations (2019) states as follows:
An appeal does not operate as a Stay of Execution or have a suspensive
effect except with regard to orders to pay a sum of money”.

It is trite law that an Applicant must show that if the stay of execution is not granted the
club would suffer some irreparable damage should the appeal of the club become
successful at the Appeal Committee.

Article 35(15)(b) of the Division One League Regulations (2019) states as follows:
“An application for a Stay of Execution shall be filed within one (1) day after
being notified in writing of the decision being appealed against and shall be
filed by an application letter addressed to the General Secretary indicating the
reasons in support of the application”.

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