ZoneFoot
Home » Articles-en » [Gambia] CAF Sanctions Gambia Football Federation For Hostile Reception of Gabonese Team

[Gambia] CAF Sanctions Gambia Football Federation For Hostile Reception of Gabonese Team

After Pictures of stranded Gabonese team sleeping on the floor, Banjul International Airport on Matchday of Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers went viral, the Africa football Governing body has found the Gambia Football Federation guilty of breaking the rules of fair play.

the Gabonese national team players were stranded at the airport for more than five hours on their arrival which left the whole of Gabonese team delegation spent the night sleeping on the airport’s floor

The Gambian federation did not comply with the loyalty, integrity and sportsmanship values and rules of Fair Play concerning the reception of the Gabonese Delegation. The Disciplinary Board decided to impose upon the Gambian federation a fine of 100.000 USD (One Hundred Thousand US Dollars) of which 50.000 USD (Fifty Thousand US Dollars) according to terms of the CAF Statutes & Regulations and in terms of Articles 10, 11, 43.1, 46, 83 and 151 of the Disciplinary Code.

The Gambia Football Federation will face two years suspension if found guilty of a similar offence within twenty-four (24) months.

We cover football at all levels and all over the world, from simple amateur tournaments, school/university championships, youth, women football to elite/professional football.
ZoneFoot is now ZoneSportsThe Social Network for Sports