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CAF fines Gambia, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fined Gambia Football Federation $100,000 for what the continental football body called “..not comply to the loyalty, integrity and sportsmanship values and rules of Fair Play concerning the reception of the Gabonese Delegation”.


However, $50,000 of the total fine is suspended for 24 months provided Gambia is not found guilty of a similar offence.


Arsenal Captain Pierre Emerick Aubameyang has also been handed a $10,00 fine for publicly publishing offensive and degrading material that CAF deems to have undermined the honour and image of the Confederation of African Football.

Pierre Emerick Aubameyang at Yundum Airport

Below are the details of the CAF Disciplinary Board findings and action.

Case no. 2: Match no. 88 Gambia Vs Gabon, Qualifiers of the Total AFCON, Cameroon 2021


FACTS: On their arrival, the Gabonese national team players were stranded at the airport for more than five hours, meaning that the whole Gabonese team delegation spent the night sleeping on the airport’s floor.


CONSIDERED


-        In terms of the CAF Statutes & Regulations;


-        In terms of Articles 10, 11, 43.1, 46, 83 and 151 of the Disciplinary Code


DECISION: The Gambian federation did not comply to the loyalty, integrity and sportsmanship values and rules of Fair Play concerning the reception of the Gabonese Delegation. The Disciplinary Board decided to impose upon the Gambian federation a fine of 100.000 USD (One Hundred Thousand US Dollars) of which 50.000 USD (Fifty Thousand US Dollars) are suspended on the condition that the federation is not found guilty of a similar offense within a period of twenty-four (24) months.


Case no. 3: Match no. 88 Gambia Vs Gabon, Qualifiers of the Total AFCON, Cameroon 2021


FACTS : Mr. Pierre Emerick Emiliano François Aubameyang has publicly published offensive and degrading material that undermines the honor and image of the Confederation of African Football.


CONSIDERED


- In terms of the CAF Statutes & Regulations;


- In terms of Articles 10, 11, 43.1, 46, 82 of the Disciplinary Code


DECISION: The CAF Disciplinary Board decided to impose a fine of 10,000 USD for breach of the values of sportsmanship and integrity on the Gabonese Football Federation for the regrettable behavior of the player.

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