GFA Vrs Palmer: Both Parties Sit On Tenterhook As CAS Defers Verdict

The Court of Arbitration for Sport(CAS), has failed to arrive at a decision in the case involving the Ghana Football Association and Winfred Osei Kwaku, GhanaXtra.Com can report.

A letter dated August 5, 2020, and addressed to solicitors for both parties has deferred ruling on the matter to September 1, 2020, instead of the August 4, 2020 date.

The letter signed by the Counsel for CAS, Carolin Fischer and addressed to the parties involved in the case reads ” Dear Madam, Dear Sir, on behalf of the Deputy President of the CAS Appeals Arbitration Division, please be advised that the limit to communicate the Arbitral Award to the parties, Pursuant to Article R99 of the Code of Sports-related Arbitration has been extended until 1st September 2020″.

Wilfred Kwaku Osei complained to CAS on October 11, 2019, that a member of the Vetting Committee, Frank Davis was in the web of ‘conflict of interest and biased towards him’ because he did not pay 10% of the transfer fees of Joseph Paintsil, a Tema Youth product who moved from Hungary to Belgium despite receipt of a letter from the private legal practitioner.

Lawyers of the GFA responded on October 21, 2019, accusing Wilfred Kwaku Osei, described of maliciously seeking to destabilise the elections as he at no point raised that issue.

Read the full letter below


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