CECAFA fines KMKM SC Tz Shs6.9 million, suspends two players
The Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) has fined KMKM SC US$3,000 (Tz Shs6,957,000) and also suspended two of the players at the on-going regional CECAFA Kagame Cup in Tanzania.
KMKM SC was fined because of the team’s unsporting behaviour during their semi final match against Uganda’s Express FC played on August 10th.
The CECAFA disciplinary Committee which sat on August 11th fined both KMKM and Express for refusing to leave the dressing rooms to warm up, delayed the kick off time, and also refused to take advice of the CECAFA Competitions Director, Yusuf Mossi.
KMKM SC players Ishalka Said Mwinyi and Adam Ibrahim who attacked referees after the game where each fined US$500 and banned for four matches in any CECAFA tournament.
KMKM SC official Suleiman Mohammed who rushed into the pitch to additionally fuel the ongoing chaos was also suspended for their next playoff match and fined US$500.
Express FC also had their kits manager Ayubu Balyejusa fined US$500 and suspended for the last match after he reportedly tried to attack the fourth official on his way to the dressing room.
KMKM SC will face Azam FC in a playoff match before the final on August 14th.