Gambian Federation lose appeal over Olufade eligibility

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Source: BBC

By Momodou Bah

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) dismissed the Gambia Football Federation’s (GFF) appeal over the eligibility of Togo defender Adewale Oloufade and upheld the original decision of its disciplinary board.

Caf had dismissed the GFF’s first protest which claimed the player, also known as James, is Nigerian and does not meet the necessary criteria to play for Togo.

Olufade played for Togo as they drew 1-1 with The Gambia on 12 October in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. For more on BBC…

2019-02-21T14:13:26+00:00

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