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Number 12 Supplementary: Top African Football Officials Busted! …15 West, Central And Southern Countries Involved

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 After exposés sanitizing football administration in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria, Tiger Eye PI and Anas Aremeyaw Anas, have released supplementary videos exposing corruption and bribery in football in 15 other African countries.

The videos which went public for the first time yesterday have already been made available to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and individual countries Football Associations.

They were released as part of Tiger Eye PI’s mantra of naming, shaming and jailing of corrupt people in society. It is also to deepen CAF president’s commitment to fighting against corruption in African football.

It will be recalled that following the showing of Number12 and betraying the Game by BBC World Service, Ahmad Ahmad told the BBC “We have started to fight corruption and have changed many rules”.

Madagascar:

In the huge island nation off the southeast coast of Africa, Madagascar association football referee, Hamada Nampiandraza took $2,800 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the CAF 2018 Champions League in Ghana.

Sierra Leone:

FIFA and CAF certified Sierra Leonean referee, Billy Konneh took $ 500 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament.

Côte d’Ivoire:

In Ivory Coast, Tiger Eye PI caught four (4) FIFA accredited referees-Dennis Dembélé, Tan Marius Donatien, Bi Vélère Gouho and Coulibally Abu-engaging in corruption and conflict of interest contrary to FIFA and CAF code of ethics. The four were part of officials who took part in the CAF 2018 Champions League in Ghana.

The four took $ 800 each from journalists pretending to be football agents to officiate in favour of their team. Dennis Dembele has been banned for 6 years from all football related activities by CAF and the rest banned for 2 years. Senegal. Senegalese referee David Daouda Gueye took $ 500 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament. He has already been suspended by CAF awaiting outcome of investigations.

Togo:

In the case of Togolese referee Bebou Yanissou, he took $500 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament.

Democratic Republic of Congo:

In Congo, four referees were caught engaging in bribery and corruption as well as conflict of interest. They are Fitial Charel Just Kokolo, Blaise Boutamba, Yamba Armand Gildas and Messie Jessie Oved Nkounkou Mvoutou. The four took $ 800 each from journalists pretending to be football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the in the CAF 2018 Champions League in Ghana. Niger.

Assistant referee Maman Raja Abba Malan Ouseini took $500 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament. CAF in July handed him a 5-year ban from all CAF related football activities.

Liberia: FIFA badge referee Jerry Yekeh took $500 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament. He has provisionally be banned by CAF and the Liberian Football Referees Association pending investigations.

Gambia:

Gambian referee Ebrima Jallow also took $500 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament. (CAF) has since banned him Gambian for 10 years after concluding with investigations.

Mauritania:

Mauritanian assistant referee Boubou Cheikhna Demba also took $ 500 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament. Demba Boubou has been banned for 5 years by CAF. Benin. Referee Aboudou Razak Bello from Benin took $ 500 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament.

He has been provisionally suspended pending their appearance in front of the next meeting of the Disciplinary Board of CAF.

Burkina Faso:

Referee Boukari Ouedraogo took $ 500 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament. He has been banned by CAF for 5 years.

Guinea Bissau:

Referee Adento Maria Barbosa da Silva of Guinea Bissau also took $ 500 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament contrary to FIFA/CAF code of ethics on corruption and conflict of interest. Mali. Assistant referee Moriba Diakite took $500 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament contrary to FIFA/CAF code of ethics on corruption and conflict of interest. He has been banned.

Corruption and conflict of interest.

 

Mali:

Assistant referee Moriba Diakite took $500 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament contrary to FIFA/CAF code of ethics on corruption and conflict of interest. He has been banned for 5 years by CAF.

Guinea:

Referee Baba Leno of Guinea took took $500 from fake football agents to officiate in favour of their team in the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament. He has been provisionally suspended pending their appearance in front of the next meeting of the Disciplinary Board of CAF.

Both Nigeria coach and Kenyan referee gave already been suspended by FIFA.

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