The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has confirmed the ban of five years to former Gaddafi FC player Godfrey Lwesibawa.
Lwesibawa has been banned after being found guilty by The FUFA Ethics and Disciplinary Committee for violation of Articles 41, 24(3) and of the FUFA Ethics and Disciplinary Code,
“The FUFA Ethics and Disciplinary Committee has found former Gaddafi FC player Mr. Lwesibawa Godfrey 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 FUFA Ethics and Disciplinary Committee analysed and evaluated the evidence on file and the defense put forward by Mr. Lwesibawa Godfrey and found that he was involved in influencing the results of matches for betting purposes in violation of the FUFA Ethics and Disciplinary Code.
Mr. Lwesibawa Godfrey is hereby 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.”
Only the grounds of the decision can be appealed against..”
Lwesibawa joins Mahad Yaya Kakooza and Andrew Waiswa who were also banned for five years each.
Referee George Nkurunziza was also banned for ten years previously.