Crisis looms as BFA probes Gunners ban

Walking into a problem: Gunners were not supposed to sign new players PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Walking into a problem: Gunners were not supposed to sign new players PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

It is a case that could have ramifications on the just-ended football seasons and could rank among the prominent flash points in local football, Premier League side, Extension Gunners find themselves in the middle of a debacle as they are banned from registering players.

The FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber (DRC) slapped the club with a ban over an unpaid debt to former player, Kudzanani Machazani. Mmegi Sport’s trace of events suggests that the player had taken Gunners before the FIFA in 2020 over a debt that at the time stood at P60,000.

On October 14, 2020, the FIFA DRC instructed the Gunners to settle a debt with Machazani within a 45-day period. The club was then banned from participating in three transfer window periods until the debt is settled. At the time, local football was on a halt due to COVID-19 and only resumed in November 2021.

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