FIFA has continued to know Isha Johansen as president of the Sierraleone football affiliation
FIFA has warned Sierraleone it dangers a world ban following the determination to overturn the management of the soccer affiliation.
On Tuesday, the Anti-Corruption commission ACC seized handle of the Sierraleone FA SLFA while forcing President Isha Johansen to step aside.
FIFA’s statutes forbid backyard third-celebration interference within the working of its members.
We request the SLFA to supply an in depth document on the current circumstance by means of no later than Monday 24 September,” a FIFA letter to the SLFA observed.
Recent traits, if demonstrated, would … should be brought to the attention of the Bureau of the FIFA Council for consideration of sanctions, including immediate suspension.
It changed into said to our capabilities that on 18 September, the premises of the SLFA had been apparently intruded through the ACC, allegedly with the collaboration of the Ministry of sports and accompanied by armed forces,” delivered the letter signed by way of FIFA Secretary popular Fatma Samoura.
Sierraleone‘s Minister of activity, Ibrahim Nyelenkeh, has denied any involvement within the moves of the ACC.
My ministry has no longer been worried in the newest movements taken via the ACC, which is an impartial body and not linked to the government,” he instructed BBC game.
After the ACC’s actions in Freetown, the commission surpassed handle of the SLFA to Vice-president Brima Kamara and deputy usual secretary Abdul Rahman SW array.
The duo need to now address FIFA’s request.
Soccer in the West African nation has been beset with the aid of battle in recent years.
A 4-man FIFA unit is due to arrive in Sierraleone shortly to examine in shape-fixing claims involving the national team.
Soccer’s world governing body is additionally overseeing a roadmap which concerns, apart from the suit-fixing investigation, delays to FA elections and agreeing the habits of integrity exams on officers eager to contest government positions.
On 12 September, the ACC steered both Johansen and Christopher Kamara to step aside as it investigates both for abuse of office and public dollars prices the pair strenuously deny.
Native suggestions in Sierraleone require that an authentic dealing with such fees must step apart until the case is closed.