Photo of Memo: FIFA bans Ghanaian Referee for life for match fixing

Ghanaian match official, Joseph Odartei Lamptey, has on
Monday, March, 2017, been banned for life by FIFA, the world football’s
governing body for match fixing.
FIFA bans Ghanaian Referee for life for match fixing

Lamptey was found guilty of breaching FIFA’s disciplinary
code in a World Cup qualifying game between South Africa and Senegal on
November 12, last year.
FIFA said in a statement: “The official was found guilty of unlawfully influencing match results.”
FIFA announced that it would be dismissing allegations
against another Ghanaian match official David Lionheart Nii Lartey Laryea, who
had also been under investigation.

“Further information
concerning the South Africa v. Senegal match in question will be provided once
the decision becomes final and binding.

“FIFA will continue
with its ongoing efforts to combat match manipulation through a variety of
initiatives, which include the monitoring of international betting and a
confidential reporting system with a dedicated integrity hotline and e-mail
address.”

FIFA bans Ghanaian Referee for life for match fixing


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