#TheAnasEffect: CAF Disciplinary board suspends 10 Ghanaian referees

The decision was made on Saturday by the CAF Disciplinary board. “The following decisions were taken by the CAF Disciplinary board regarding the referees involved,” read the statement.

The Ghanaian officials were filmed in a BBC investigative piece by Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas receiving monies to influence football games on June 6 this year.

A statement issued and signed by the General Secretary of the association, Mr Joseph Ayita Mensah said: “All referees and assistant referees who appeared in the Anas exposé should not be appointed for any football match“.

Below are the Ghanaian referees who have been suspended by CAF.

1.Mr. Lathbridge Reginald, Referee (Ghana)
2. Mr. Bello Aboudou, Referee (Ghana)
3. Mr. Nantierre Eric, Assistant Referee (Ghana)
4. Mr. Fleischer Cecil, Referee (Ghana)
5. Mr. Anafo Nathan, Referee (Ghana)
6. Mr. Ouedraogo Dawood, Referee (Ghana)
7. Mr. Salifu Malik, Assistant Referee (Ghana)
8. Mrs. Akongyam Theresa, Women Assistant Referee (Ghana)
9. Mr. Badiu Brahim, Assistant Referee (Ghana)
10.Mr. David Laryea, Assistant Referee (Ghana)