The world football governing body FIFA have slammed a 10 years ban on former South Sudan football Association ( SSFA) president Chabour Goc Alei after being found guilty of misappropriation of FIFA’s funds and bribery.
The former FA supremo has been sidelined from all football related activities for the next decade. He is also charged to pay a fine of 500000 Swiss france ( $499000) as fine.
According to the football regulatory body FIFA ,Mr Chabour Goc Alei had breached article 28 of FIFA’s code of ethics relating to misappropriation of offering and accepting gift or other benefits.
“The adjudicatory chambar of the independent ethics committee has found Mr Chabour Goc Alei guilty of having misappropriated FIFA’s funds as well as having offered gifts or benefits in violation of the FIFA code of ethics “ FIFA said in a statement to euronews.
Chabour Goc Alei is among several Africa FA officials sanctioned by FIFA.
Last year, FIFA’s banned 2010 South Africa FA president Kirsten Nematandani for five years in connection to match fixing scandal concerning the national team.
Also, Togo FA official Kekou Hougnimon was found guilty of accepting bribes and manipulating an international friendly.
The South Sudan football Association , SSFA is the governing football body of South Sudan. It was created in April 2011.