King Faisal vs GFA: Court adjourns injunction case

King Faisal injunction case against GFA elections adjourned

The Accra High Court has adjourned hearing of the injunction case filed by King Faisal Football Club against the 2023 GFA elections.

The two parties were supposed to have meet in court today, August 30 for the hearing of the case.

But understands the case has been adjourned to Wednesday, September 6, 2023.

This means that the GFA elections process will continue to remain on hold until the hearing of the motion.

As broke the news few days go, King Faisal Football Club have secured an interlocutory injunction to restrain the Ghana Football Association from holding the September elections.

The Ghana FA has scheduled September 27 for its elections in Tamale to elect new leaders to steer the affairs of the association with the incumbent Kurt Okraku seeking for re-election as the overlord of the association.

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But it seems the elections may delay as King Faisal Football Club led by its counsel John Kwame Quayson (Esq) has secured a court injunction refraining GFA from holding the elections.

In a writ filed at the Accra High Court, King Faisal believes per the statutes of the GFA, no valid Congress can be held to elect the President of the GFA unless and until the new members or representatives of the Executive Committee have been properly elected or appointed.

King Faisal are praying to the court to restrain the GFA from holding the forthcoming elections unless and until elections are duly conducted for the elections of representatives from the National League Clubs, Regional Football Association and the constituents bodies.

Again, King Faisal want the court to declare that the opening of nominations for the election of GFA President before elections are held for the representatives of the Executive Committee is wrong and unlawful.

The plaintiff avers that per article 30, 31(1), 32(2)(q) and 37(1) of the GFA Statutes 2019, the defendant is in deep breach of its own statutes.

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