Harambee Stars Goalkeeper Accused of Match Fixing By KOT After 1-1 Draw With Uganda

Harambee Stars Goalkeeper Accused of Match Fixing By KOT After 1-1 Draw With Uganda

Harambee Stars And Tusker FC Goalkeeper Brian Bwire Has Faced The Wrath Of KOT And Football Fans In General After An 88th Minute Blunder That Saw Uganda Score And Level Points With Kenya On The Second Round Match Of Group E World Cup Qualifiers. The Harambee Stars Failed To Qualify For The Next Round Of The World Cup Qualifiers After A 1-0 Loss To Mali In October And A Win Against Uganda Would Have Been Kenya’s First Win In The Group.

Michael Olunga Opened The Scoring For Stars In The 60th Minute But Brian Bwire’s Blunder Saw Fahad Capitalize And Secure A Point For The Uganda Cranes. 

“You Can’t Convince Me That This Isn’t Match Fixing, Because I Know Match Fixing When I See It. Brian Bwire Suspect Number One” Read A Tweet By One @Iamjoseh_ , Which Ignited A Chain Reaction Of Insults And Accusations Of Match Fixing To The Goalkeeper. Match Fixing In Kenya Has Been On The Rise Especially With The Ballooning Of The Betting Industry With Betting Companies Sponsoring Teams And Entire Football Leagues.

Bwire’s Accusations Come With A Reminder Of As Recent As 2019 When FIFA Banned Former Kenyan International George Owino Audi From All Football-Related Activities For 10 Years And Fined Him $15 000 For Conspiring With, Among Others, Perumal To “Manipulate And Influence The Result Of International Matches Involving Kenya”. FIFA Said The Ex-Harambee Stars Defender Instigated Match Manipulation With A High-Profile International Match-Fixer Mr Wilson Raj Perumal Between 2009 And 2011.

Michael Olunga Opened The Scoring For Stars In The 60th Minute But Brian Bwire’s Blunder Saw Fahad Capitalize And Secure A Point For The Uganda Cranes In The Final Touches Of The Match.

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