1 December 2012

Kenya: Kimanzi Suffers CAF Ban

Former Harambee Stars Coach Francis Kimanzi has been handed a four-match ban for gross misconduct by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

CAF also slapped the former Sofapaka coach with a Sh850 000 fine. Kimanzi's punishment is a result of an incident, where he threw a water bottle at an assistant referee, protesting the referee's decision as Harambee Stars lost to Togo in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Lome on June 17.

Kimanzi, now the technical director at Football Kenya Federation (FKF), was fired from the helm of the team after a dismal 2013 Africa Cup of Nation campaign. Kimanzi's sanctions were handed by the CAF disciplinary board which met on Thursday.

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