CAF Bans 11 Referees For Up To 10 Years

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has suspended 11 referees, who were caught on video allegedly taking monies to fix matches, by undercover investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas.Eleven others have also been handed bans ranging from two to ten years.

Other referees have also been banned for life.

In a statement released by CAF, 10 of the affected referees, who hail from Ghana, have all been suspended “pending their appearance in front of the Disciplinary Board on 5th August 2018.”

The Ghanaian referees mentioned are: Reginald Lathbridge, Bello Aboudou, Eric Nantiere, Cecil Fleischer, Nathan Anafo, Ouedraogo Dawood, Salifu Malik, Theresa Akongyam, Badiu Ibrahim, Jerry Yekeh and David Laryea.

CAF stated that the decision was taken by its Disciplinary Board after a meeting held on July 7, 2018

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