Relief as FIFA lifts transfer ban on Tanzanian club

DAR ES SALAAM: The world’s football governing body, FIFA, has lifted player signing ban imposed on Young Africans after paying their former player Gael Bigirimana.

This is according to information released by the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) on Wednesday through their verified Instagram page.

Gael Bigirimana PHOTO: Ajira Forum

“Initially, the player (Bigirimana) filed a case to FIFA against his former club [Young Africans] which did not pay him after the termination of his contract.

“He won the case and Yanga was required to pay him within 45 days after the verdict, but they could not hence FIFA imposed a player signing ban on them.

“Following the fulfilment of his payment, TFF has also lifted the domestic player signing ban it imposed on Yanga,” reads the Wednesday’s statement.

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