FIFA referee Raymond Onyango is the top most referee to be provisionally suspended by Football Kenya Federation (FKF) for “suspected to be involved in match manipulation.”
Today, the federation’s CEO Bary Otieno in a statement to media houses, said that they are taking the precautionary measure and in the interest of safe-guarding the integrity of its Leagues and competitions.
Onyango was provisionally suspended alongside Samuel Mwaura, Isaac Memusi, Collins Opiyo and Japheth Juma
“Moreover, the federation’s Integrity Department, with the assistance of Fifa, has initiated preliminary investigations against the said individuals, with a view of establishing their involvement, if any, in the said match manipulation practices,” wrote the FKF CEO in the statement.
“Even so, the federation remains confident on the integrity of the FKF-PL and has with the assistance of Fifa established and consistently continues to up-date, its match manipulation detection platform, with a view of protecting and safeguarding the integrity of all its competitions, against global match fixers.”