Ex-Harambee Stars Defender George Owino Handed 10-Year Ban By FIFA For Match Fixing


Former Harambee Stars player George Owino banned from all football-related activities for 10 years over match fixing.

Owino, who last played actively for Mathare United in the Kenyan Premier League was also fined KSh1.5m by Zurish-based global body.

The player has been under probe for fixing the national team games between 2009 and 2011.

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“Moreover, the Kenyan player Mr George Owino Audi has been banned from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at both national and international level (administrative, sports or any other) for a period of ten (10) years. In addition, a fine in the amount of CHF 15,000 has been imposed upon him,” a statement from FIFA reads.

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.


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