The head coach of Nsoatreman FC, Maxwell Konadu is on admission at the Sunyani Regional following assault by some football fans in Sunyani in the Bono Region.
He was attacked by fans of Bofoakwa Tano in their home grounds after a goalless draw on Sunday, it has been reported.
According to a statement from the club, a section of the home fans invaded the pitch and assaulted the Head Coach and some of players at full time, noting the attack was “unprovoked, unwarranted and unsporting acts of hooliganism”.
“Coach Maxwell Konadu was subsequently hospitalized where he is currently on admission at the Sunyani Regional Hospital.”
It has also called on the police to arrest persons behind the attack.
“We are by this statement calling on the Ghana Police Service to as a matter of urgency investigate, arrest, and prosecute the miscreants who brought our game into disrepute by this act of hooliganism today.”
Meanwhile, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has condemned the action of the fans as unacceptable and has charged Tano to assist police in investigations.
“The GFA notes the unacceptable conduct of the supporters of the home team, Bofoakwa Tano FC and condemns same, without any reservations, the violations of the provisions of the GFA the Safety and Security Regulations and the Premier League Regulations which took place at the match.”
“The GFA demands that Bofoakwa Tano FC shall immediately assist the Regional Police to cause the arrest of the persons involved in this attack on the away team, and the holding of the match officials hostage, without fail, in accordance with the promise given by the clubs to the Inspector General of Police in our engagement with the leadership of the Ghana Police Service.”