Zoo Kericho F.C relegated to second tier division by FIFA over Match fixing

 

Zoo Kericho photo after relegation

 Zoo Kericho has been expelled from Kenyan Premier League (FKF-PL) for match-fixing accusations. FIFA has ordered the expulsion of Zoo Kericho after finding them accountable for what they referred to as match manipulation.


Zoo Kericho has been expelled from the FKF Premier League after being found guilty of match-fixing by losing matches willingly and purposely.
 


According to a statement from the world governing body Fifa’s disciplinary committee, the club was found guilty of involving in activities linked to manipulation of football matches.


According to a statement by FIFA, Zoo FC are to play in the second tier division starting next season in a massive blow to the club.


“The FIFA Disciplinary Committee finds the club Zoo FC responsible for activities related to manipulation of football matches and competitions," The Standard cited a FIFA statement.


" The club is hereby expulsed from the Kenyan Premier League season 2020/21 as of the date of notification of the present decision. The Committee also hereby orders the relegation of the first team of the club to the FKF Division One for next season," the statement added.


Football Kenya Federation (FKF) is understood to have since complied with the order and notified Zoo FC of the development.


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