FUFA bans three topflight coaches for abusing the sanctity of the game

DAVID GOMBE

FUFA has on Wednesday 23rd January, banned and fined three topflight division head coaches for bringing the game into disrepute.

The federation’s disciplinary panel found out that the trio of Mike Mutebi ( KCCA FC), Sam Simbwa ( URA FC) and Fred Kajoba ( Bright Stars FC) is guilty for misconduct.

A statement released by the Federation of Uganda Football Association reads,

“Coaches Mike Mutebi ( KCCA FC), Sam Simbwa ( URA FC) and Fred Kajoba ( Bright Stars FC ) have been handed financial fines ( 2m each) for bringing the game into disrepute. Simbwa and Mutebi also banned for four matches. Mutebi’s matter has been forwarded to the FUFA match integrity committee.”

Mike Mutebi came out openly and hinted on how match fixing has hindered Uganda’s football for the last 20 years while Sam Simbwa during his side’s 1-1 draw with Kirinya attacked the match officials during the post match interview.

Fred Kajoba on the other hand has been found guilty for leading his technical bench and players out of the field protesting for a penalty that was awarded to Tooro United at Buhinga Stadium.

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