Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Tuesday imposed a life ban on a referee while six others and a technical instructor got 10 years ban for football related offences.
CAF announced on its website that David Laryea, Assistant Referee from Ghana, got life ban from all CAF related football activities following the Confederation’s recent Disciplinary Board meeting.
The referees who got 10 years ban were Lathbridge Reginald, NantierreEric, FleischerCecil, OuedraogoDawood, SalifuMalik, Ms AkongyamTheresa and WellingtonJoseph, a Technical Instructor all from Ghana.
The referees with provisionally suspension were: BelloAboudou, Referee (Benin) BabaLeno, Referee (Guinea), AderitoMaridaSilva, Assistant Referee (Guinea Bissau), and DaoudaGueye, Referee (Senegal).
Others were: NkounkouMessie, Referee (Congo), YambaArmandGildas, Assistant Referee (Congo), BlaiseBoutamba, Assistant Referee (Congo) and HamadaNampiandraza, Referee (Madagascar).
The rest were KokoloFitialCharelJust, Referee (Congo), Adii Prosper, Referee (Ghana) IsakaAyensuAfful, Referee (Ghana), AnafoNathan, Referee (Ghana), BadiuIbrahim, Assistant Referee (Ghana) and YekeyJerry, Referee (Liberia).
CAF Disciplinary Board meets regularly to deliberate on cases of referees facing corruption allegations in CAF and federation matches.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the referees were mentioned in the Anas Aremeyaw Anas documentary on corruption in Ghana and West Africa.