In the recent past, cases of assault on match officials in the league in central region had reached alarming rates to the point that referees at one point downed their tools to protest.
Slapped with a one year ban
The occurrences mangers of the league to convene a meeting where action on repeated reported cases.
-We looked at the reports brought to us and we have now taken action, said the Secretary General of Abardere Branch Geoffrey Murimi to futaa.com
Slapped with a 365 day ban
As per a floated circular with the latest standings and results in the 18-team league from the immediate past weekend, it has been confirmed that one Moses Mwangi of Gathanga United, holder of Card no. 349 has been slapped with a one year ban
-He (Mwangi) is a repeat offender and he has been slapped with a 365 day ban,
-Also banned for beating and harassing referees are James Ngugi of Paradise Lost FC and Mohammed Idriss of Kabati FC, Murimi stated
Other than the players, action has also been taken on one particular referee whose games, for one reason or the other have interrupted by players or fans
-Referee Moses J. Mungai has been demoted to officiate in the District league, added Murimi
The stated in the circular, Mwangi has a chance to appeal the lengthy ban. The same applies to the other players.