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CAF bans military

By Vision Reporter

Added 10th April 2001 03:00 AM

CONFEDERATION of African Football (CAF) has banned Military Police from continental competition for three years for pulling out of the Africa Cup Winners Cup.

CONFEDERATION of African Football (CAF) has banned Military Police from continental competition for three years for pulling out of the Africa Cup Winners Cup.

By James Bakama CONFEDERATION of African Football (CAF) has banned Military Police from continental competition for three years for pulling out of the Africa Cup Winners Cup. The Ugandans, who withdrew after a 3-0 loss away to Zambia's Nkana FC due to financial problems, also got a fine of $ 1,500 (sh2.65m). Federation of Uganda Football Associations secretary Godfrey Kisekka yesterday confirmed getting communication from CAF. Military Club chairman Major Salongo Kwikiriza said much as the punishment is harsh, it will not shake their sportsmanship spirit. "The essence of this team is to promote physical fitness and also help in relating the army and civilians. In a similar incident in 1993, SC Villa's late withdrawal earned Uganda a $90,000 fine (sh130m). The fine was paid by Super division clubs. Meanwhile South African soccer side, Ajax Cape Town has changed their arrival to Saturday, for the return game against KCC in the CAF Cup. Ajax want to play Sunday, FUFA insist the game is on Saturday. Ajax beat KCC 2-0 in the first leg. Ends

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