By John Kwoba NAIROBI (Xinhua)
-- Confederation of African
Football (CAF) has now banned disgraced Kenyan referee
Aden Marwa from all football activities for life.
referee, who was kicked out of Russia World Cup in June
after he was caught on camera taking a bribe while on
CAF assignment in Ghana, will not be allowed to take
part in any football related activities for the rest of
disciplinary board of CAF held a meeting in order to
decide over the cases of the referees named in media and
Aden Marwa, assistant referee from Kenya will get a life
ban from all CAF related football activities,” said CAF
in a statement on Saturday evening.
among match officials named in a documentary aired on
BBC Africa last month where it was claimed he received
600 U.S. dollars from Ghanaian investigative journalist,
Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
since returned home and has opted to take a low profile
after his infamous news broke out.
referees cited by the investigations received bans of
between two and six years from the continental governing
Ghanaian referees Lathbridge Reginald, Bello Aboudou and
Nantierre Eric were all given provisional suspension
pending their hearing and appearance at CAF Disciplinary
Board on Aug. 5.
not indicated if he will appeal his case before the
Court of Sports Arbitration despite receiving support
from the Kenya Football Referees Association (KEFORA).