Our sources in Burundi have confirmed media reports that the Vice president of the Burundi Football Federation, FFB, has been arrested as part of the investigation process on the alleged dissappearance of funds that were to serve as bonuses for the Burundi players who participated in the ongoing AFCON tournament taking place in Egypt.

kick442.com has been informed that Mr Aimable Habimana was arrested on Saturday just after the team’s return from Egypt but the information went viral on Monday.

Burundi after qualifying in style finished bottom of their pool in their AFCON debut thier group but from every indication their problems now moved from the pitch to off the pitch.

Mr Aimable was arrested alongside 2 other FA workers for the same allegations.

Kick442.com is tracking this story and will bring more details as we get accurate information.

Angu Lesley