By Kevin Kibuuka
The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has banned referee John Bosco Kalibala from all football related activities for the next fifteen years over match fixing.
The FUFA Ethics and Disciplinary Committee found the evidence pinning Kalibala sufficient on top of the latter’s submissions thus the committee found the referee 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.
Also Kalibala admitted to have received financial gain in return for influencing the outcome of the matches and on other numerous occasions.