FIFA has issued a life-time ban to eight former and current players plus agents after they were all found guilty of match fixing.

Part of those banned from all footballing activites include former Sierra Leone captain Ibrahim Kargbo and ex-Trinidad and Tobago defender, Keyeno Thomas.

FIFA also banned former players from Benin, Afghanistan and Cuba, as well as Zimbabwean agent Kudzanai Shaba.

Kenyan defender, George Owino Audi, received a 10-year ban and a fine of 15,000 Swiss francs (13,165 euros).


According to FIFA, a disciplinary proceedings was opened after a vast investigation into various international matches that Singaporean Wilson Raj Perumal, had attempted to manipulate for betting purposes.

“This large-scale investigation was conducted by FIFA over several years through its integrity department and in cooperation with the relevant stakeholders and authorities,” a FIFA statement read.
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