The Confederation of African Football (CAF) last Saturday has handed down various punitive bans on 11 referees whiles provisionally suspending 10 Ghanaian referees.

The sanctions were handed on July 7 by CAF’s Disciplinary Board and are in connection with the latest undercover works of investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas into football corruption.

A life sentence from all football activities was handed to celebrated Kenyan assistant referee Aden Marwa Range.

Meanwhile Ghanaian referees Reginald Lathbridge, Bello Aboudou, Eric Nantiere, Cecil Fleischer, Nathan Anafo, Ouedraogo Dawood, Salifu Malik, Theresa Akongyam, Badiu Ibrahim and David Laryea, along with Liberian Yekeh Jerry have been suspended provisionally pending their appearance before CAF’s Disciplinary Board on August 5, 2018.

Four Ivorian officials, a Togolese, Nigerien, Mauritanian, Malian, Gambian and a Burkinabe were all handed varying bans, beside the life sentence imposed on the Kenyan.

Below is the list of those sanctioned and their respective sanctions.

1. Mr. Marwa Range, Assistant Referee (Kenya) : life ban from all CAF related football activities;

2. Mr. Boukari Ouedraogo, Referee (Burkina Faso): 5 years ban from all CAF related football activities;

3. Mr. Denis Dembele, Referee (Cote d’Ivoire): 6 years ban from all CAF related football activities;

4. Mr. Marius Tan, Assistant Referee (Cote d’Ivoire): 2 years ban from all CAF related football activities;

5. Mr. Bi Valere Gouho, Assistant Referee (Cote d’Ivoire): 2 years ban from all CAF related football activities;

6. Mr. Coulibay Abou, Referee (Cote d’Ivoire): 2 years ban from all CAF related football activities;

7. Mr. Jallow Ebrima, Assistant Referee (Gambia): 10 years ban from all CAF related football activities;

8. Mr. Moriba Diakite, Assistant Referee (Mali) : 5 years ban from all CAF related football activities;

9. Mr. Demba Boubou, Assistant Referee (Mauritania) : 5 years ban from all CAF
related football activities;

10.Mr. Maman Raja Abba Malan Ousseini, Assistant Referee (Niger) :5 years ban
from all CAF related football activities;

11.Mr. Yanissou Bebou, Referee (Togo): 10 years ban from all CAF related football activities.

Suspended:

1. Mr. Lathbridge Reginald, Referee (Ghana)

2. Mr. Bello Aboudou, Referee (Ghana)

3. Mr. Nantierre Eric, Assistant Referee (Ghana)

4. Mr. Fleischer Cecil, Referee (Ghana)

5. Mr. Anafo Nathan, Referee (Ghana)

6. Mr. Ouedraogo Dawood, Referee (Ghana)

7. Mr. Salifu Malik, Assistant Referee (Ghana)

8. Mrs. Akongyam Theresa, Women Assistant Referee (Ghana)

9. Mr. Badiu Brahim, Assistant Referee (Ghana)

10.Mr. Yekeh Jerry, Referee (Liberia)

11.Mr. David Laryea, Assistant Referee (Ghana)