Tamale: Police arrest coach who brutalised female referee



Police in Tamale have arrested coach Iddrisu S. Napari on Monday afternoon after he brutalised a female referee on Saturday during a Northern Region Division Two League game.

The Tiyumba Ladies coach reported himself to the police station after he remained in hiding since Sunday when he was declared wanted.

He is now set to face prosecution as the Ghana Football Association and its Northern Regional wing has joined forces with the police to ensure the coach is sanctioned

Disturbing pictures of the Ghana Premier League referee, Mohammed Sakina Nasara, surfaced online after the assault she suffered from Napari at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium annex 3.

The coach has been dismissed as the chairperson of the Women’s Football Committee of the Sagnarigu Municipal Football Association.

The referee, Sakina, who was hospitalized at the Tamale Technical University hospital, has been discharged but is still experiencing pains from the assault, Joy Sports has been told.

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