Sports News Wed, 19 Jul 2017

CAS hearing for banned referee Joseph Lamptey to start on 25 July

The Court of Arbitration for Sports will hear the case of referee Joseph Lamptey on 25 July as the Ghanaian seeks to overturn his life-time ban.

In March this year, FIFA Disciplinary Committee banned Lamptey from taking part in any kind of football- related activity (administrative, sports or any other) at national and international level for life.

He was found guilty of breaching art. 69 par. 1 (unlawfully influencing match results) of the FIFA Disciplinary Code during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match involving South Africa and Senegal on 12 November 2016.

South Africa beat Senegal 2-1 following a controversial penalty awarded the Bafana Bafana.

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com
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