Former referee Chaibou given life ban for bribery


General view of the FIFA logo. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
General view of the FIFA logo. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

In Summary

  • Former international referee Ibrahim Chaibou has been banned for life after being found guilty of taking bribes, global football body FIFA said on Thursday
  • The official from Niger was also fined KSh20 million and is banned from “all football-related activities”, including administrative ones, FIFA said in a statement

Former international referee Ibrahim Chaibou has been banned for life after being found guilty of taking bribes, global football body FIFA said on Thursday.

The official from Niger was also fined KSh20 million and is banned from “all football-related activities”, including administrative ones, FIFA said in a statement.

FIFA did not give further details except that Chaibou was told of the ban on Tuesday.

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