JOHANNESBURG – Former South African Football Association (Safa) CEO Leslie Sedibe has been banned from all football related activities for five years, world football’s governing body revealed on Monday.
FIFA’s Independent Ethics Committee has imposed a ban on three former South African football officials for their respective roles in match fixing ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
In October last year, Lindile Kika was banned from all football related activities for six years for his involvement.
The independent Ethics Committee banned Sedibe who infringed three articles namely, General rules of conduct, Loyal, Duty of disclosure, cooperation and reporting of the FIFA Code of Ethics.
Sedibe has also been fined just over R310, 000.
Former head of referees Adeel Carelse and Steve Goddard have also been found guilty of violating articles and handed a two-year ban effective immediately.