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Monday, July 9, 2018

CAF ban Kenyan referee for life over bribe

A Kenyan referee who had been chosen for the 2018 World Cup in Russia has been banned for life after accepting a bribe, Confederation of African Football (CAF) statement said Sunday.Marwa Range was dropped from the World Cup list after a media sting exposed him accepting a $6,000 (about 5,100 euros) bribe from a journalist posing as a Ghanaian football official.A terse CAF statement gave no details about what Range was expected to do in return for the cash.Range is the second major casualty of a series of stings by Ghanaian journalists, which led to follow countryman Kwesi Nyantakyi resigning as CAF first vice-president over corruption.