BREAKING: Kenyan referee handed life ban

Kenyan referee Aden Marwa has been handed a life ban by Caf.

Marwa was one of the linesmen, who were set to officiate in Russia before the BBC aired an expose that saw him allegedly receiving a bribe of Sh60, 000 before a match.

Marwa, a Mathematics and Chemistry teacher at Komotobo Secondary school in Migori County, was approached by a journalist posing as a Ghanaian football official during the African National Championship.

The decision to hand Marwa the ban was reached at a Caf disciplinary board meeting where 10 other officials were handed suspensions and bans.

Marwa, 41, first featured in the 2011 Fifa U-17 World Cup and was among the only four other referees picked from Africa to officiate in the world’s biggest football extravaganza that is going on Russia.


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