Connect with us

Entertainment

AFC Leopards Suspends Club Officials

Published

on


Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Kenya premier league club AFC Leopards has suspended its organizing secretary Timothy Lilumbi following allegations of assaults on a match referee.

In a statement released to media houses, KPL says that
Lilumbi in collaboration with other club officials were responsible for an a
attack against a referee at a match that went down on Sunday 6th
against Nzoia Sugar, at Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos.

“Following
review of the Referee’s and Match Commissioner’s reports from the SPL 2018-19
Round 6 match between AFC Leopards SC and Nzoia Sugar FC, it has been found an
AFC Leopards official, Mr. Timothy Lilumbi, together with some
members/supporters of AFC Leopards assaulted the match’s referee and the first
assistant referee,” says KPl.

KPL has gone further to
emphasize that they will not tolerate any assaults on match officials.

“Kenyan
Premier League has zero tolerance on assault against match officials and as
such has instituted disciplinary proceedings against Mr. Lilumbi and AFC
Leopards before the Independent Disciplinary & Complaints Committee
(IDCC),” the statement read.

The
case against Timothy Limbuli will be heard on Friday 11th at the KPL
headquarters.

Author: Betty Mumbi