Fifa has lifted a ban on the National Super League side Vihiga United ahead of 2023/24 season.
The former Kenya Premier League side was ban for signing any player after failing to pay Nigerian striker Junior Adeyafa.
Adeyafa claimed that the club owes him of Sh200,000 in accrued wages and following the lift, the Vihiga based club on their social media especially Facebook wrote: “Vihiga United Football Club can confirm that the transfer ban imposed by Fifa on the club has been lifted. Fifa informed the club via email, dated September 7,” said the club.
“The club is happy to have this matter cleared with the world football governing body. We look forward to the upcoming season with renewed focus, as recruitment of players and preparations for the new season are set to get underway.”
“In view of the foregoing, we would like to inform the parties that the present disciplinary proceedings against the respondent, the club Vihiga United FC, are hereby closed since the parties settled their dispute and hence the registration ban imposed has been lifted.