Medeama SC have expressed strong resentment towards Hearts of Oak’s unorthodox way of trying to acquire the services of their lichpin Malik Akowuah and have threatened to report the conduct to FIFA.
The Phobians announced on Monday that they had secured the signature of the 26-year-old midfielder of Medeama on a three-year contract.
However, the Tarkwa based side have released a statement denying that there have not reached any agreement with Hearts of Oak concerning Akowuah.
‘expressed its indignation regarding the dealings of Hearts officials in relation to our player’.
“We would like to put on record that Medeama SC has not reached any agreement with Hearts regarding Akowuah and therefore view the latest development as an illegality,” part of a statement signed by club president Moses Armah read
“We wish to express our indignation regarding the dealings of Hearts officials in relation to our player.
“We find the conduct of Hearts illegal, shocking, anaemic and unprofessional and we will refer them to the appropriate quarters.
“Hearts are in direct breach of FIFA rules regarding player transfer policy and therefore the club will take appropriate action against Hearts and the player.
“The act is even more unacceptable because it comes from a club with such stature.
“The club has ordered the player to return to Tarkwa with IMMEDIATE EFFECT to continue pre-season.”the statement concluded.