JOHANNESBURG – The South African Football Association (Safa) has hailed the integrity of referee Victor Gomes and his team of match officials after they refused to be bribed.
South African referee Victor Gomes was approached to fix the #CAFCC game between Nigerian side Plateau United & Algerians USM Alger in favour of Plateau Utd, he was offered $30K (R362K).
He turned down the ‘Offer’ & reported it to the Confederation Of African Football. 🌍 🇿🇦 pic.twitter.com/knJjfBIUao
— DiskiStyle (@DiskiStyle) April 11, 2018
The allegations included that the match officials for that game, Johannes Moshidi, Athenkosi Ndongeni and Thando Ndzandzeka, who officiated in Lagos last Saturday for a CAF Confederations Cup tie between Plateau United of Nigeria and Algeria’s USM Algeria.
They are alleged to of been offered R360 000 to fix the results of the first leg but the officials instead decided to report the matter to CAF to investigate the bribe.
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