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Match Fixing: FUFA bans Godfrey Lwesibawa for five years

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David GOMBE

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has banned former Gaddafi FC and Kitara FC winger Godfrey Lwesibawa for five years over match fixing.

The FUFA Ethics and Disciplinary Committee found Lwesibawa 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.

The committee found that Lwesibawa was involved in influencing the results of matches for betting purposes in violation of the FUFA Ethics and Disciplinary Code.

Lwesibawa has been banned from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at the national level (administrative, sports or any other) for a period of five (5) years, as of notification of this decision.

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He joins Gaddafi FC duo of Mahad Yaya and Andrew Waiswa who were also banned for five years.

The other is former referee George Nkurunziza who was also banned for 10 years.

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