Accra Hearts of may be staring at possible disciplinary actions against them from Ghana’s football governing body after some of their staunch fans threw bottled and sachet water at match officials for allowing the first goal of match which they allege should have been disallowed for offside reasons.
Supporters throwing pure water on the pitch, expressing their dissatisfaction towards the goal awarded pic.twitter.com/gx8ePQTm3h— Ghana Premier League (@GHPLLive) April 3, 2016
The incident took place in their GPL match day 6 encounter played at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday, April 3rd which saw the Phobians 5 game unbeaten run screech to a halt following a 3-1 trouncing at the hands of Wa All Stars.
Several officials from the Hearts camp expressed their disapproval of the choice of referee prior to the match, claiming that he was likely to be biased towards All Stars based on their track record with him.
Hearts fans also felt the same way, alleging after the match that some of the referee’s decision prevented their team from working as a cohesive unit, in addition to letting a seemingly offside goal stand.
The FA’s disciplinary committee is well-known for their tough stand against football hooliganism and a fine or ban will not be remiss.
Meanwhile, the man who seems to have revived the fortunes of the club, - Coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi - given the team’s performance over the past couple of years has taken responsibility for the loss in a message he posted on twitter.
It was my fault that we did not win the game; however, we will go back to our training and will work hard again.— Kenichi Yatsuhashi (@keni_yats_coach) April 3, 2016
Adding he did not think the team will go through the season without losing.
I did not think we would go through the season without losing any games. This game was good for us to learn and to improve from.— Kenichi Yatsuhashi (@keni_yats_coach) April 3, 2016
The team will have to be at their best come match day 7 to avoid back-to-back defeats as they get ready for the long trip to Techiman to take on a precocious Techiman City side that has been excellent at home thus far and will relish adding the Rainbow Shirted lads to their conquests.
Hearts likely to face sanctions for fans behavior and Kenichi Yatsuhashi apologizes for defeat
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