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FIFA Bans Former Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Official

SLFA PRESS RELEASE BREAKING
Friday July 26th 2019.

FIFA BANS FORMER SIERRA LEONE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OFFICIAL.

The adjudicatory chamber of the Independent Ethics Committee of FIFA has found Mr. Abu Bakakr Kabba (Sweet Kay), a former football official affiliated to the Sierra Leone Football Association, guilty of having accepted and received bribes in relation to the manipulation of international matches, in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics.

According to a FIFA Media Release, “a formal ethics proceedings against Mr. Kabba were initiated on the 11 July, 2018 and stem from an extensive investigation into various international matches (attempted to be) manipulated for betting purposes by Mr. Wilson Raj Perumal.”

The Release further states that “the adjudicatory chamber found that Mr. Kabba has breached art. 11 (bribery) of the 2009 edition of the FIFA Code of Ethics and banned him for five (5) years from all football related activities (administrative, sports or any other) at both national and international level.”

©️SLFA MEDIA DEPARTMENT

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