African wins Appeals’case

Young African Football Club can retain their Premiership status if they pay 100k following a judgement by the NFA Appeals Committe in thier appeal from a decision by the NPL Disciplinary Committe that suspended them from the league on 05 December 2018.

In their judgement on 14 July 2020, the NFA Appeals Committee ruled that Young African pay a fine of N$100 000.00 in respect of both charges;The above-mentioned fine must be paid before African is permitted to participate in any games or matches under the auspices of the NFA and NPL; and that African is formally reprimanded not to commit the same or a similar offence in future.

These stems from the following two charges: COUNT 1: FRAUD: In that on or about the 21 April 2017 and or during the 2017/2018 MTC Premiership season and at Windhoek, Young African Football Club did unlawfully and intentionally make a misrepresentation, which misrepresentation was made to the Namibia Premier League and or alternatively to the Namibia Football Association and or alternatively to other members of the Namibia Premier League.

COUNT 2: CONTRAVENTION OF RULE 52.4 OF THE NPL FOOTBALL MANUAL ON RULES AND REGULATIONS: In that on or about the dates reflected on Annexure ‘A” and “B” attached hereto or during the 2017/2018 MTC Premiership season and at the various football venues reflected on Annexure “A” and “B” attached hereto, Young African Football Club did unlawfully and intentionally violate rule 52.4 of The NPL Football manual on rules and Regulation for corrupt,dishonest or unlawful practice in connection with a match played under the auspices of the League, or in connection with the affairs of the
League.