FIFA bans Wazito

World football governing body FIFA has banned Premier League side Wazito FC from signing any new player for the next three transfer windows.

Today, the Kenyan suffered a big blow after Wazito ignored an earlier directive to pay former players Paul Acquah and Mansoor Agu.

Wazito owes Out kshs Sh1 million, Ghanaian Acquah, Togolese defender Issofou Bourhana, Ugandan midfielder Mansoor Safi and DR Congo forward Piscas Muhindo who were all awarded a total of Sh6 million in salary arrears.

“We refer to the above mentioned matter and acknowledge receipt of the attached correspondence for the parties’ perusal. We take due note that in its correspondence, the Creditor informs us that the Debtor has not complied with its financial obligations in accordance with the decision of FIFA.

“In this regard, we wish to inform the parties that a ban from registering new players internationally has been implemented by FIFA at the beginning of the next registration period.

“Moreover, and in accordance with point 6. of the aforementioned decision, debtor´s member association is requested to implement on the debtor at the beginning of the next registration period, a ban from registering new players at national level,” read the statement.

Wazito becomes the second team in Kenya to be banned this year after Gor Mahia in February who Gor failed to pay Tanzania Dickson Ambudo Sh1.2 million.

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