Referee Admits Guilt After Hearts-Elmina Sharks Game

    Referee Maxwell Kofi Owusu the man who handled the 25th-week league game between Hearts of Oak and Elmina Sharks at the Accra Sports Stadium has admitted his errors in the game.

    Referee Kofi Owusu, who awarded a controversial penalty to Hearts which was subsequently missed also committed another error by failing to call for a retake.

    He has since Sunday, been under intense criticisms for his errors and the referee took to social media to make an admission of his errors.

    “I’m not proud of it. A lot of people have been hurt. I am hurt too. Lessons learned in the hardest possible way.

    “As genuinely as this mistake might be, steps must be taken to avoid this in the future. This should never happen again,” he wrote.


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