Fifa Moves to Discipline Tunisian Club for Failing to Pay Okwi’s Transfer Fees

Emmanuel Okwi

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has filed a case against Tunisian giants Etoile Sportive Du Sahel for failing to pay Tanzanian giants Simba Sports Club a tune of USD 300, dosage clinic 000 (Approx Ushs.1.05 Bn).

The money is part of the transfer fees the two clubs had agreed prior to Emmanuel Okwi’s move to the Tunisians in January 2013.

However, the player had only a short five-month stint at the club following ‘poor working relationship’ claiming the club didn’t fulfill most of the contractual obligations.

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According to Fifa, Etoile is required to appear in the disciplinary committee for contravening article 64 of the Fifa code of conduct.

On top of that, the Tunisians will have to pay Simba all the money demanded which includes a 2 percent P.A interest as ruled by one of the Fifa disciplinary committee on November 20.

The Ugandan striker was released by the club after Fifa intervention, joining SC Villa before making a grand return to Simba.

He has since joined  Danish side Sonderjyske .


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