KIGALI, Rwanda | Rwandan soccer officials arrested after ref alleges bribery

14Sep - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



KIGALI, Rwanda | Rwandan soccer officials arrested after ref alleges bribery

KIGALI, Rwanda — Rwandan police say they have arrested two soccer officials and are investigating allegations they tried to bribe the referee before an African Cup of Nations qualifier against Ivory Coast last weekend.

The Rwanda Investigation Bureau said Rwanda soccer federation secretary general Francois Regis Uwayezu and commissioner for competitions Eric Ruhamiriza were arrested on Wednesday after allegations made by Namibian referee Jackson Pavaza.

The Rwanda federation denied any bribery attempt in a statement and said it was “shocked” by the allegations made by Pavaza.

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