The official was handed the prolonged sanction for inciting statements amongst different counts of law-breaking, in keeping with the federation
Yanga SC vice-chairman Fredrick Mwakalebela has hit again on the Tanzania Soccer Federation’s Disciplinary Committee for handing him a five-year ban.
Mwakalebela was known as to defend himself earlier than the five-year ban takes impact, which is able to see him not with the ability to affiliate himself with soccer.
“I really feel justice was not served and I had seen it from how the hearings have been carried out. For positive, I knew I used to be going to be banned,” Mwakalebela mentioned throughout an interview with reporters.
“I had warned even our chairman [Mshindo Msolla] that I used to be going to be banned and that’s as a result of I used to be sceptical about how the committee ran the listening to course of.”
The official additional claimed his ban was unfair because the instances he raised on the tribunal earlier than have been by no means heard or determined.
Among the many points Yanga protested on the tribunal is Bernard Morrison’s controversial change to Simba SC in December 2020.
The case is but to be absolutely decided though the TFF’s Gamers’ Standing Committee had acknowledged the Ghanaian was not certain by any Yanga contract and was a free agent on the time.
“I tabled all our complaints however we have been by no means given an opportunity to be heard conclusively,” he added.
“Yanga bestowed on me nice honour to assist run their membership and I’ve by no means shied away from defending them. I do defend them for the higher of the membership.
“I used to be banned on plenty of actions and certainly one of them is that I made inciting remarks towards the referees. However I’ve raised plenty of points together with how our letters of complaints and calls for are by no means attended to.
“That’s the reason I used to be banned and fined. I additionally made a requirement that Morrison’s case is heard and decided earlier than the incitement case was heard.”
The Tanzanian soccer administrator additionally sarcastically claimed the ban means he mustn’t even learn information updates on sports activities.
“I’ve been requested to not have interaction in issues of soccer and meaning even studying sports activities sections within the newspapers,” he concluded.
“Which means even the TVs have to be switched off every time I’m in a room as a result of I’ve been banned from sports activities actions.”
The federation, aside from banning the official, Mwakalebela was was additionally fined and issued a warning
“Tanzania Soccer Federation Disciplinary Committee has banned Yanga SC’s vice-chairman Mwakalebela from soccer actions for 5 years,” TFF judgement learn.
“Mwakalebela has additionally been fined Tsh5,000,000 after he was discovered responsible of inciteful statements for the Yanga followers, the members towards soccer administration our bodies within the nation.
“The judgement has been delivered pursuant to Article 73(4) of TFF Rules of 2013.”
It’s not but clear whether or not the Timu ya Wananchi official will attraction towards the judgement rendered by the committee on Friday.
Mwakalebela is the second high-profile determine at Yanga to be sanctioned after media liaison officer Hassan Bumbuli was banned for 3 years.