Wednesday , October 20 2021

CAF comments on Ghana Premier League incident, reaffirms media freedom!

Africa’s CAF has noted an incident that took place on Wednesday, June 23, during the Ghana Premier League fixture between Asante Kotoko and Karela United where supporters entered the media working area and got involved in a physical scuffle with a media representative Andy Abraham Mantey.

CAF condemned the incident and called for respect of media working areas and also protection of journalists covering matches.

CAF calls on the local authorities to take appropriate actions and also reaffirms independence of media to report on matches without fear or favour.

The media is a key part of football and their safety needs to be safeguarded by the football & local authorities!

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