Match-fixing: FIFA bans Mwamelo for life

Match-fixing: FIFA bans Mwamelo for life

World soccer body FIFA has banned former Vice President and head of finance of the Zambia’s football association, Boniface Mwamelo, for having accepted bribes.

As These FIFA documents show, Mwamelo was directing national team players to lose games after receiving bribes from match fixers.

Mwamelo, who Vice to another inherently corrupt person Kalusha Bwalya received hundreds of thousands of US Dollars.

“The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Mr Boniface Mwamelo, the former treasurer and vice-president of the Football Association of Zambia, guilty of having accepted bribes in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics,” FIFA said in a statement.

Along with a ban for life from all national and international football-related activities, Mwamelo was given a 10,000 Swiss franc ($10,015) fine.

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