FUFA Suspends, Fines Iguma For Misconduct

The FUFA Competitions Disciplinary Panel has suspended KCCA FC defender Denis Iguma following his violent conduct towards an opponent during a Uganda premier League game.

On 10th November this year during KCCA FC’s 1-0 win over UPDF at Bombo, Iguma was shown matching orders in the 54th after headbutting UPDF defender Ibrahim Magandaazi in on off the ball incident.

But after review, the Competitions department decided to suspend Iguma with one extra Fufa Competition match following his un sporting behaviours.

The defender shall now miss a total of the next three physically played games after the UPDF game.

He has also been fined with a cash fine if 500, 000 Ug shs and will be expected to clear this money or else more action will be taken.

The decision from the Competitions department reads,

Denis Iguma breached Article 31 of the FUFA Competitions Rules and the CDP hereby;

“Suspends Iguma Denis in addition to the automatic suspension by the match official; for one extra FUFA competition match. The player shall miss a total of the next three physically played games after match No.45 UPDF FC Vs KCCA FC in which he head butted the opponent.

“A Cash fine of UGX 500,000 (Uganda Shillings Five Hundred Thousand) to be paid into the FUFA Account and bring proof of payment of the same to the committee. The above fine is to be paid by completion of his entire suspension and failure to pay shall lead to automatic suspension until the fine is paid in full.

And the player must clear this money or else further action will be taken by the Competitios disciplinary panel.

The decision is a big blow to both the player and his club KCCA FC.

Iguma, since the start of this season has been a regular in most of the opening league games and he has been mostly deployed in the defensive midfield.

He will be expected to start his suspension this weekend as KCCA welcome URA FC at the MTN Omondi stadium on Saturday.

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