GPA appeal against AS Vita Club in CAF Champions league

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Gambia Ports Authority has launched an appeal against AS Vita Club after one of their players was accused of using different birth certificates during their 2017 CAF champions league second round clash with the Congolese side.

The Gambian champions drew 1-1 with the Congolese side in the first leg tie played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau on Sunday.

Winger Alagie Sarr gave Gambia Ports Authority the lead in the 47th minute of the game before Francisco Ondo levelled the scores for AS Vita Club in the 75th minute to share the plunder.

Ousman Wadda, secretary general of Gambia Ports Authority, said the team had launched an appeal against the Congolese after one of their players was using different birth certificates during the first leg in Banjul at the weekend.

Wadda revealed that the club had paid US$1,500 to CAF as an appeal fee against AS Vita Club player for using different birth certificates in their 2017 CAF champions league second-leg tie in Banjul at the weekend.

Wadda revealed that the team is well prepared for the second-leg clash with AS Vita Club in Kinshasa this weekend.

Author: Lamin Darboe