Eight (8) Ghanaian referees have been banned for life following Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ expose`.
The Referees Association of Ghana (RAG) said in a press statement that 14 referees were exonerated after their investigations.
A statement from RAG is reproduced below:
After Anas expose #12 RAG set up a five-member committee to investigate the conduct of 75 referees whose names and pictures appeared in the expose. The committee started work on 20/8/18 and submitted their written report to RAG on 8/9/18. RAG upon the receipt of the report had RAG Executive meeting on 15/9/18 under 34 (b) (v) and approved the following recommendations
14 referees were exonerated as there was no evidence whatsoever that they accepted any money as alleged.
61 were found guilty and had been suspended for 10 years each, out of the 61, 8 of them have been banned for life.