CAF hits Young Africans with hefty Fine over Fans’ Assault on Rivers United


Young Africans have been fined by Africa’s football governing body, CAF’s disciplinary committee for the attack on Rivers United in Dar es Salaam before the sides’ crunch Confederation Cup second-leg quarter final match.

Rivers United were attacked by some unidentified persons at the Benjamin Mkapa stadium, after the team’s training session on the eve of the game.


The team bus was broken into, a chemical substance spray in the Vehicle and valuables stolen. During the actual game home supporters were also accused of flashing laser beams at the opponents.

CAF, on Sunday, issued a substantial penalty of $10,000 against Young Africans because of the use of laser fireworks directed at the Rivers United players. For the bus incident, they was an additionally fine of $25,000.

The Tanzanian club club have until three days, from the issuance of the verdict, to appeal the punishment.

Young Africans qualified for the semi-final of the CAF Confederation Cup and have been drawn against South Africa’s Marumo Gallants.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here