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Fifa relegates Zoo from PL

Fifa has relegated Football Kenya Federation Premier League (FKF-PL) side Zoo FC to the Division One League after they were found guilt for match-fixing.

In a statement from Fifa Disciplinary Committee found the Kericho-based club for match-fixing.

“The Fifa Disciplinary Committee finds the club Zoo FC responsible for activities related to manipulation of football matches and competitions….the club Zoo FC is hereby expulsed from the Kenyan Premier League season 2020/21 as the date of notification obzf the present decision,” said Fifa.

“The Fifa Disciplinary Committee hereby orders the relegation of the first team of the club Zoo FC to the FKF Division One for the next season.”

FKF has also written to the Kericho-based club informing them of Fifa’s decision to relegate them to the lower tier.

“We wish to inform you that we are receipt of correspondence from Fifa dated May 4, 2021…with regard to a Fifa disciplinary Committee ruling against your club on grounds of manipulation of football matches and competitions.

“In view of the aforementioned decision, FKF has expulsed your club from the 2020/2021 FKF Premier League season and relegated Zoo FC to the FKF Division One League for the season 2021/2022,” said FKF Secretary General Barry Otieno.

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