Match Fixing: Referee Kalibala banned for 15 years from football activities

Referee John Bosco Kalibbala has been banned by the FUFA Ethics and Displinary Committee from taking part in any kind of football related activity at national level for 15 years

Kalibbala has been found guilty for breaching FUFA Ethics and Displinary Code

“The Committee found Kalibala guilty of infringement of Article 31 of the FUFA Ethics and Disciplinary Code (Duty to report) and Article 44 of the FUFA Ethics and Disciplinary Code (Manipulation of football matches or competitions).”

“The Ethics and Disciplinary Committee analysed the evidence on the file namely the CAF Match Integrity Report for Match No. 59 Tooro United v UPDF played on 30th November 2021, investigation into Match No. 90 Gaddafi FC Vs Onduparaka FC played on 21st December 2021 as well as his own admissions and established that in the matches mentioned above and on other numerous occasions, Mr. Kalibala received financial gain in return for influencing the outcome of the matches.”

“The decision was based on FUFA’s zero tolerance against all kinds of match manipulation and or match fixing, the need for sanctions to serve as a deterrent to other individuals, the need to maintain the integrity of the sport, and the threat match fixing poses to sports competitions.”

The Committee stressed that Kalibala was subject to the strongest sanction the Committee could impose.

It was confirmed through a document released by FUFA website on Monday 19th December

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