FKF Premier League leaders Gor Mahia have had their transfer ban lifted by the football world governing body FIFA.
Gor Mahia has not recruited outside their youth team in the last two transfer windows due to a ban that was occasioned by a breach of player contracts.
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In a communication to the club, FIFA noted: “We hereby acknowledge receipt of your correspondence and have taken note of the information therein provided. In this regard, please be advised about the status of the following cases;
- Ref.no FDD-1939-2 registration periods ban elapsed and therefore, lifted.
- Ref.no. FDD-9168-Case closed and ban lifted as per our confirmation from 22 March 2023
- Ref.no.FDD-10504-Case closed and ban lifted as per our communication from 24 March 2023.” Part of the letter noted.
🟢 | ANNOUNCEMENT— GOR MAHIA FANS CLUB (@OfficialGMFC) March 24, 2023
We are pleased to inform all fans that FIFA has lifted the two-window transfer ban that was imposed on us.
We are now free to sign and register new players. #Sirkal | #GorFansClub pic.twitter.com/noQaFPv6au
Gor Mahia was handed a two-transfer window ban by the world’s football governing body FIFA for breach of contract involving Ghanaian player Jackson Owusu.
The club had expected to be given the green light before the end of the current transfer window and went ahead to lure some new players who have been training with the side despite not being registered.
Some of the new players include the Ugandan duo of Shafiq Kagimu and Patrick Kaddu, defenders Emery Bayisenge of Rwanda, and Sylvester Owino, formerly of Kakamega Homeboyz.
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