Ugandan arrested for attempting to bribe KPL players

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Icelandic midfielder Emil Palsson collapsed during a football game in Norway's second  division Monday evening after suffering a cardiac arrest, his football club Sogndal said.

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What you need to know:

  • The match fixing cloud has been hovering around Kenyan football and is said to be spreading its tentacles in the football clubs because of the betting craze and poor and structured pay for footballers in the country.
  • Former Mathare United defender George Owino was banned by FIFA from football related matters for 10 years after he was found guilty of an attempt to try and manipulate international matches.

A Ugandan national will Monday appear before a Kisumu court, where he will face immigration and corruption related charges for attempting to fix a Premier league match. 

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