Snl24.com | Official: Yanga handed transfer ban by FIFA
Yanga SC have been banned from signing new players
Tanzania Premier League champions Yanga SC have been handed a transfer ban by FIFA.
Yanga were instructed by the world football governing body in October 2022 to pay former coach Luc Eymael outstanding fees for unfair dismissal.
The Belgian tactician was relieved of his duties by Yanga in 2020 after making derogatory comments about the supporters.
In a statement released by FIFA, it has been confirmed that Yanga did not comply with the financial settlement and have now been barred from registering new players.
“We take due note that in its correspondence, the creditor informs us that the respondent, the club Young Africans SC, have not complied with its financial obligations in accordance with the decision of FIFA,” the statement, signed by FIFA’s disciplinary coordinator Pablo Arias, as per Pulse Sports, said.
“In this regard, we wish to inform the parties that a ban on registering new players internationally has been implemented by FIFA as of today.
“Moreover, and in accordance with this aforementioned decision, the respondent’s member association [TFF] is requested to immediately implement on the respondent, Young Africans, a ban from signing new players at the national level.”
Yanga enjoyed an impressive 2022/2023 campaign after clinching the Premier League title while they also reached the CAF Confederation Cup final, where they lost to USM Alger over two legs.
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