FUFA suspends Kankonde for Six more games


The Federation of Uganda Football Associations ( FUFA) has suspended KCCA FC forward Simon Tshisungu Kankonde for Six more games.

This is after he punched referee Mashood Ssali at fulltime after his side, KCCA lost to Vipers in a league game at Kitende on Friday.

He was shown a red card by Mashood after that incident, meaning that he had received a two-game red card suspension.

In total, Kankonde will now miss eight games for Kasasiro Boys.

In addition, the KCCA forward has also been fined UGX 1,000,000, which has to be paid by the completion of the suspension.

“The FUFA Competitions Disciplinary Panel has suspended Kankonde Tsishungu in addition to the automatic suspension by the match official; a further suspension of six FUFA SUPL matches for breach of Article 31 of the FUFA Competition Rules. The player shall miss a total of the next eight physically played games after match 130 VIPERS SC Vs KCCA FC.” The FUFA statement read in parts.

“The above sanction is effective immediately and shall be carried forward to the next SUPL season of 2023/2024 until the conclusion of the same.

“The panel has also fined Kankonde UGX 1,000,000 and it is to be paid by completion of his entire suspension. He shall be ineligible until payment of the fine.”

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