BREAKING: Eight Players Get FIFA’s Life Ban

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The world governing football body, FIFA has issued eight-lifetime bans to current and former players and an agent on Wednesday after they were found guilty of match manipulation.

Former Sierra Leone captain Ibrahim Kargbo and ex-Trinidad and Tobago defender Keyeno Thomas were among those suspended from all football -related activities over attempts to rig matches at international level.

World football ’s governing body also banned former players from Benin , Afghanistan and Cuba , as well as Zimbabwean agent Kudzanai Shaba.

Kenyan defender George Owino Audi received a 10 -year ban and a fine of 15 , 000 Swiss francs (13 , 165 euros).

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FIFA said it opened disciplinary proceedings after a vast investigation into various international matches that Singaporean Wilson Raj Perumal , a convicted match -fixer , had attempted to manipulate for betting purposes.

“This large-scale investigation was conducted by FIFA over several years through its integrity department and in cooperation with the relevant stakeholders and authorities ,” read a FIFA statement .

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