By James K. Attaglo Wilson|

Outrage on social media and the traditional media at large has forced the Club Licensing Board of the Ghana Football Association to crack the whip on Liberty Professionals, revoking the license of the scientific soccer lads to use their home venue – Carl Reindorf Park in Dansoman, Accra.

Three snakes believed to be grass snake, otherwise known as Natrix Natrix were killed at the Carl Reinderof Park on Sunday, January 19 during a Premier League match between Liberty Professionals and Hearts of Oak.

The feisty contested game ended 2-1 in favour of Hearts of Oak, but one of the subplots that came out of the venue was the killing of the serpents which goes a long way to question the safety of the venue.

It also remains a mystery as to how three reptiles were killed at a venue which produced the same number of goals.

Those who believe in ‘Black Power’ holds a firm view that the Eurisian non-venomous snakes that surfaced at the Carl Reindorf Park on that faithful afternoon were not natural, but sent from the gods.

Snake find is a global canker due to several factors affecting the ecosysytem.

For instance, a woman recently got terrified having find 8ft boa constrictor [snake] in her bathroom near Liverpool in England.

An elderly man in Queensland, Australia got the shock of his life early this year when he lifted his toilet seat to find a snake [python] curled up inside the toilet bowl. The snake cather who removed the unwanted visitor [reptile] from the toilet said it had likely entered the toilet through an unsealed drain.

Snakes find at Liberty Professionals vs. Hearts of Oak matchday 5 game at the Carl Reindorf Park in Dansoman

But the Club Licensing Board on Monday took a decision to revoke the license of Liberty Professionals after its inspection of the venue on Monday, January 20.

A statement from the board read:

Licensing Board has revoked the License of Liberty Professionals FC for the use of the Carl Reindorf, Dansoman with immediate effect.

This decision was taken at a meeting of the Committee held on Monday, January 20 following the Club’s inability to rectify the infrastructural challenges based on which they were granted a provisional license with conditions, failing which the license shall be withdrawn.

After its inspection on Monday, January 20, the Board observed that Liberty Professionals failed to effect the required changes before the deadline given earlier.

Liberty Professionals are therefore advised to contact the Competitions Department of the GFA on the choice of an alternative venue from the list of approved Premier League match venues.

The Club is also advised to reapply for a license to use the Carl Reindorf Park should they correct the defects.