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Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:50 - Updated Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:49

Football: Former national team’s skipper disappointed with FAF

Luanda - The former international player and skipper of Angola national team, Fabrice Maieco "Akwá", who has been banned from any sport activity for over 10 years by FIFA, says he is hurt by the way the Angolan Football federation (FAF) has handled the issue.

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Akwá disappointed with FAF

Photo: Alberto Julião

The former footballer has been banned from performing any sport activity by FIFA, due to a USD 260,000 fee he owes to Qatar SC.

The fine was imposed by FIFA following a dispute the player had with Qatar SC Football Club, after he was found guilty for making himself unavailable for the Qatar club, while representing the Angolan national team.

However, the ex-player explained that during the preparation for the holding of Africa Cup of Nations that Angola host in 2010, he was officially assured that FAF would sort out the issue; however such has not been accomplished so far.

Akwá started his professional career in 1992. He played for Nacional de Benguela and Portuguese Sport Lisbon and Benfica, Alverca and Académica de Coimbra.

He also played for Qatar SC, Al-Wakra  and Al-Gharafa.

He retired in 2008, after representing Angola’s Petro de Luanda.

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