FIFA Suspends Uganda football boss for two months over world cup ticket irregularities

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KAMPALA, uganda

Fufa president Moses Magogo will return to office in December this year after serving a suspension from Fifa for selling Brazil 2014 World Cup tickets allocated to Uganda to foreign parties.

Fifa, through the chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, made the communication Thursday, saying the two-month suspension takes effect October 10.

“The Independent Ethics Committee has ratified the plea bargain entered into by Mr Moses Hassim Magogo, President of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations and member of the Confederation of African Football Executive Committee, and the chairperson of the investigatory chamber,” read in part the Communication.

“An investigation into Mr Magogo was opened on 23 July 2018 related to the resale of 2014 Fifa World Cup™ tickets.

“In accordance with art. 67 par.1 of the Fifa Code of Ethics, the parties have mutually agreed on the following sanctions: A fine of CHF 10,000 (about Shs37 million)

“(And) a two-month suspension from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at national and international level.”

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