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Medeama break camp amid Covid-19 pandemic

By Vincent Ashitey
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Ghana Premier League side Medeama SC have halted training for a week following the suspension of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League over Covid-19.

The club made the announcement today, March 18 on Twitter saying the players and the technical team have been handed a one-week break and will regroup in Tarkwa on March 25, 2020.

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They join other clubs which include Asante Kotoko, AshantiGold among others to break camp over Covid-19.

The President on Sunday banned all public gatherings including conferences, Sporting events, workshops, funerals, festivals, political rallies, church activities and other related events as part of measures to stop the spread of coronavirus in the country.

The GFA followed up shortly after with the suspension of 2019/2020 football season as part of measures to control the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Ghana have so far recorded seven Coronavirus cases.

In a related development, the Medeama SC have filed an appeal to fight the verdict from the Disciplinary Committee of the Ghana Football Association in the case they lost against Great Olympics.

Olympics on Monday were declared winners of their protest against league leaders Medeama SC in respect of their matchday 12 game played at the Akoon park in Tarkwa.

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In a follow up on Tuesday, the club has confirmed that it has filed an appeal as it begins the process to ensure the final outcome is favourable for them.

“We successfully filed an appeal on Tuesday against Ghana Premier League decision to dock us points over claims of fielding an unqualified player against Great Olympics.

“We urge our fans to remain calm as we continue the legal battle”, a club statement on Twitter said.