#Number12: CAF provisionally suspend 10 Ghanaian referees
Africa’s football governing body [CAF] have been provisionally suspended by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) with respect to their actions in the famous Anas Aremeyaw Anas corruption documentary.
The match officials a mixture of centre and assistant referees are scheduled to have their day with Caf’s Disciplinary Board together with Liberia’s Jerry Yekeh next month.
In a press release Saturday, Caf announced:
“The following officials are provisionally suspended pending their appearance in front of the Disciplinary Board on 5th August 2018.
- Mr. Lathbridge Reginald, Referee (Ghana)
- Mr. Bello Aboudou, Referee (Ghana)
- Mr. Nantierre Eric, Assistant Referee (Ghana)
- Mr. Fleischer Cecil, Referee (Ghana)
- Mr. Anafo Nathan, Referee (Ghana)
- Mr. Ouedraogo Dawood, Referee (Ghana)
- Mr. Salifu Malik, Assistant Referee (Ghana)
- Mrs. Akongyam Theresa, Women Assistant Referee (Ghana)
- Mr. Badiu Brahim, Assistant Referee (Ghana)
- Mr. Yekeh Jerry, Referee (Liberia)
- Mr. David Laryea, Assistant Referee (Ghana)
Referee Lathbridge, who leads the list, is already serving a lifetime ban in Ghana for his negligence that led to the delay in the start of the 2017/18 ZylofonCash Premier League.
He was later shown in the June 6 documentary by Anas as among referees who took money to compromise games.