Former Ghana worldwide Baffour Gyan (pictured prime proper), has rejected allegations of assault levelled towards him and his brother, Ghana soccer legend Asamoah Gyan (pictured prime left), after a person claimed he was assaulted after a tennis match in Accra on Wednesday October 14.
In accordance with the complainant Godwin Martey, the alleged assault occurred following a tennis singles match between Asamoah Gyan and Martey, the place Baffour acted because the umpire.
Godwin Martey, the CEO of Websoft Options, stated the incident occurred on the 37 Military Officer’s Mess tennis courtroom on Wednesday.
In accordance with Myjoyonline, Godwin turned annoyed in the course of the sport due to selections by umpire Baffour Gyan, which made the Gyan brothers assault him.
Martey narrating what had allegedly occurred, stated the tennis singles sport which was arrange by a mutual good friend took a bitter flip when he seen that every one controversial factors that had been purported to go in his favour got to Asamoah Gyan by his brother Baffour Gyan who acted because the umpire of the sport.
“Most of those controversial factors that had been in my favour, Baffour Gyan was giving the purpose to Asamoah Gyan. At a degree, I turned a bit uncomfortable with it. So there was a selected level that to me was apparent that the ball was good, and Baffour Gyan insisted that the purpose was for Asamoah Gyan”.
He indicated that though the spectators agreed with him, he obtained no assist from them due to Asamoah Gyan’s celeb standing.
After observing this for a while, Godwin Martey says he was sad and requested for a correct event to be organized with a match commissioner and a impartial umpire to make sure equity to each events.
After telling them this, he stated Baffour Gyan shouted at him in “a really aggressive tone” saying: “My good friend shut up and stand there and play”.
Feeling intimidated by the indignant rants, Martey stated he stop the sport and sat down on the sidelines.
In accordance with Martey Baffour Gyan continued to shout angrily at him.
Martey claims Baffor then charged in direction of him, slapped him constantly and insisted that he obtained again within the sport.
“Then he got here down and got here to hit me that ‘my good friend go there, I say go and play’. He was hitting me to go and play,” he added.
“As he was hitting me, Asamoah Gyan got here in assist of what Baffour was doing – assaulting me.”
Martey has since threatened to sue the Gyans on costs of assault as he strikes ahead with the case.
However Baffour, an ex-Dynamo Moscow Participant, talking on Pure FM radio, has now denied the assault claims.
”I and Asamoah Gyan didn’t throw our arms at Godwin Martey. It was simply an alternate of phrases. The tempers had been excessive, so a number of the phrases had been harsh and I apologise for that however we didn’t battle him bodily. How can we battle on the soldier’s premises?”
Gyan is Ghana’s increased goalscorer of all time. As at press time he has not responded to the allegation.