Gilbert Selebwa suspended for assaulting referee

Gilbert Selebwa and has been suspended by Football Kenya Federation (FKF) in the National Super league (NSL) competition pending submissions of his case to the FKF Disciplinary Committee.

The Shabana FC head coach suspension follows an incident in a match against Eldoret Youth played on Wednesda at the Eldoret Showground in Eldoret where hosts won by a solitary goal courtesy of Joseph Oyugi.

“The match officials indicated in their match reports that Shabana FC head coach Mr. Gilbert Selebwa, in disputing an offside call made by the First Assistant Referee, attacked the Assistant Referee slapping him several times and later walked into the field of play and also attacked the Center Referee,” read part of the letter sent to Shabana Football Club, and signed by FKF General Secretary Robert Muthomi.

“Furthermore, it is indicated in the report that after the final whistle, Shabana FC Goalkeeper Trainer attacked the First Assistant Referee pulling him by the ear,”

“Therefore you are kindly requested to take note that both your head coach and the goalkeeper trainer are provisionally suspended from taking part in all FKF organized Leagues and Competitions until the submission of their cases to the FKF Disciplinary Committee,” continued the letter.

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