Mbarara City trio banned for assaulting referee

The FUFA Disciplinary Committee has suspended three players from Mbarara City for confronting a referee in their 0-1 loss to Kirinya Jinja SS FC. 

The match was played on Wednesday 15th November 2017 at the Bugembe Stadium in Jinja. 

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Former Onduparaka and Paidha Black Angels striker, Fred Amaku, scored the only goal to grant Kirinya the three points.

The centre referee, Habiba Naigaga's report indicated that three players; Waibi Yeseri (Shirt No 3), Kimera Ali (Shirt No 1), and Ssegujja Swaliki (Shirt No 8) attacked her after the match. 

Verdict 

- The FUFA Competitions Disciplinary Panel resolved that this act contravened article 30 of FUFA Competitions Rules 2017/18. Accordingly, the trio was found guilty and sanctioned as per article 30.8(iii) of the FUFA Competitions Rules 2017/18 and are to serve a suspension of FOUR (4) AUPL matches for Unsporting behaviour towards a match official.