Probe into harassment claims recommends removal of GFF head of referees, assessor

Stanley Lancaster

A ground-breaking probe into claims of sexual harassment made by female football referees has recommended the removal of the Guyana Football Federation’s (GFF) Head of Referees, Stanley Lancaster and Referee Assessor Roy MacArthur from their respective posts, well-placed sources say.

According to a source close to the inquiry, “The primary recommendation is the removal of GFF Head of Referees Department Stanley Lancaster and Referee Assessor Roy MacArthur. Many of the testimonies and stories received by the committee did not sound scripted or rehearsed, they felt genuine. The recommendations for their removal is based on the belief and credibility that incidents occurred. Although there was no physical evidence, many of the individuals that testified had different experiences and stories.”….

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