Express FC head coach Wasswa Bbosa has been fined two million shillings by FUFA following his comments about the referee he made during a post-match media press conference after a one-all draw with Vipers SC.
After the game on 9th February 2021, Bbosa was quoted stating that, “We have drawn with a 12-man Vipers, we had won the match but they used their 12th player, the referee to get a free-kick they scored.”
Wasswa Bbosa in his written response to FUFA Disciplinary and Ethics Committee apologised for the comments made stating that it was a lapse in judgement.
In the case, FUFA Adjudicatory Chamber decided to impose the following by way of sanction in order to reflect the seriousness of the offence identified;
“Mr. Wasswa Bbosa, the head coach of Express FC is hereby FINED UGX 2,000,000 (Two million Uganda shillings only) for his unsporting comments made after the match between Express FC and Vipers SC in accordance with Article 8(10)(c) of the FUFA Communications Code,” reads part of the statement.
According to FUFA, should he fail to pay the fine within 30 days from the date of the decision, a three-match touchline ban shall be imposed onto him.
“The fine is to be paid within 30 days from the date of this decision, failure of which, a three (3) match ban shall be applied,” the statement adds.