Masavu coach, players face four match ban

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Sadala Ddumba

Masavu coach Alex Gitta and midfielder Ddumba Sadala have been slapped a four match ban by the Uganda Premier League secretariat.

The duo’s suspension stems from their conduct in the match against Mbarara City at Kakyeka on December 22, 2017.

“Reference is made to what transpired at Kakyeka Stadium-Mbarara on Saturday 22nd December 2017…….” read part of the letter addressed to the Masavu CEO.

AUPL match #40 Mbarara City FC Vs Masavu FC match officials’ reports indicate that Masavu FC head coach Alex Gitta and Masavu player Ddumba Sadala shirt No.11 insulted, abused and further attacked the day’s match officials during and after the match.

Accordingly, the acts of Gitta and Sadala contravened article 30.2 of FUFA Competitions rules 2017/18 and thus have been sanctioned with the FUFA Disciplinary committee taking actions.

Mr. Gitta Alex has been found guilty of UNSPORTING CONDUCT towards the match officials. Pursuant to article 30.18(i) of the FUFA competitions rules 2017/18, Gitta Alex has been slapped a FOUR (4) match touchline ban in the AUPL.

He is further barred from accessing the dressing room during his team’s matches during the period of the said ban.

Player Ddumba Sadala was found guilty of UNSPORTING CONDUCT towards the match official. Pursuant to article 30.8(iii) of the FUFA competitions rules 2017/18, player Ddumba Sadala has been SUSPENDED for FOUR (4) physically played AUPL matches.

Masavu FC ended the first round of the league third on the table from the bottom with 14 points from 15 games.

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