A shocking incident occurred during a Division One B league match when female referee Mohammed Sakina Nasara was reportedly assaulted by the head coach of Tiyumba, Iddrisu Suweidu.
Referee Sakina is currently receiving medical treatment at the Tamale Technical University Hospital for injuries sustained during the attack.
Disturbing videos and pictures documenting the extent of the brutal damage suffered by the female referee have been circulating on social media.
Authorities in Tamale have launched a manhunt for Coach Iddrisu, who is accused of committing the assault.
According to the information gathered, Coach Iddrisu stormed onto the pitch to attack referee Sakina after a decision went against his team.
Eyewitness reports indicate that the coach unleashed punches and slapped the female referee, causing the match to be interrupted.
The Northern Regional Football Association has initiated an investigation into the incident, and appropriate sanctions are expected to be announced in the near future.