Match-fixing: Mahad Yaya, Andrew Waiswa Banned For Five Years

The FUFA Ethics and Disciplinary Committee revealed its ruling on two Gaddafi players Mahad Yaya and Andrew Waiswa.

The two were among the eight provisionally suspended in May for three months over match-fixing allegations.

FUFA, in it’s ruling, has found Mahad Yaya and Waiswa guilty of influencing match results.

The Federation’s Ethics and Disciplinary Committee said that the two were guilty of violation of Articles 41 (Manipulation of football matches or competitions or match statistics), Article 24(3) (General Duties) and Article 42 (Failure to report) of the FUFA Ethics and Disciplinary Code.

Consequently, Mahad Yaya and Waiswa have been banned from taking part in any kind of football related activity for five years with immediate effect.

FUFA, however, did not reveal the exact match or matches the two said players influenced.

Also, Referee George Nkurunziza has been banned for 10 years for influencing results, his decision was revealed hours after the referee announced his retirement decision.

FUFA has not yet issued it’s verdict on Referee Deogracious Opio, former Gaddafi winer Godfrey Lwesibawa, Big League players Saleh Magada (Calvary), Franco Oringa (Northern Gateway) and Abdallah Mwima (Ndejje University).



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