Zambia football authorities have started investigations into the claims of physical assault on some Ghana players at the of Saturday’s 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
The Chipolopolo defeated the Black Stars 1-0 in the Group D match in Ndola but reports of local police beating up some players of the visiting side has taken the shine off the victory.
Ghanaian midfielder Derek Boateng, striker Ben Acheampong and Jordan Ayew were seen being heckled by some policemen at the end of the game even though the genesis of the heckling is unknown.
Two Ghana top FA board members were also denied entry into the VIP area as the Emmanuel Kyeremeh – a top GFA gun was put among thye supporters where the cheapest tickets were sold.
Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) spokesman Erick Mwanza claims they want to investigate the issue after Ghanaian officials raised the incidents with the match commissioner.
“The Zambian FA has requested for tapes on the match from the national television station and have also implored on any private individual who has a tape covering those incidents to submit it to them,” Mwanza said.
Ghana has stated its intention of reporting the matter to FIFA and CAF after making telling the match commissioner of the incident in front of Zambia FA officials.