FUFA Competitions Disciplinary Panel has penalized SC Villa Jogoo for the violent acts of visiting fans during the Azam Uganda Premier League match against Vipers SC at St Mary’s stadium in Kitende on Saturday, September 23.
The match was won by hosts SC Vipers following the lone strike of former KCCA FC player Tom Masiko 30 minutes into the first half.
The penalties were based on reports by the match referee, Assessor, video and photographic evidence from the match.
It was found that the parties violated the FUFA Competitions Rules have been sanctioned accordingly as below;
- SC Villa Jogoo Manager Muhammad Jumba has been handed a 4-match touchline ban for threatening violence against the match referee. Mr. Muhammad Jumba will not be allowed to access the SC Villa Jogoo dressing room while serving the ban.
- SC Villa Jogoo player Samson Kirya has been suspended for two matches for threatening violence against the referee and unsporting behavior.
- SC Villa has been deducted two points and two goals from those already accumulated for their fans hooliganism and violence. In addition, Sc Villa Jogoo has been fined 1,000,000 (One Million Shillings).
- The case of vandalism of the stadium and misconduct by individual Sc Villa fans mentioned in the Vipers SC’s petition has been referred to the FUFA Disciplinary Committee for further Investigations and action in accordance with Article 6.9 (b) of the FUFA Competitions Rules.
SC Villa has been given until Friday, September 29, to appeal.