FIFA Investigating An Official Complaint Against BRUCE MWAPE ZAMBIAN Head Coach On Sexual Assault


BBC Africa Reports, Bruce Mwape has been in charge of Zambia since 2018. A complaint has been received, a Fifa spokesperson said.

The alleged incident is said to have taken place during a training session two days before their final group match against Costa Rica, which Zambia won 3-1 for their first victory at a World Cup.

Fifa’s spokesperson added:

“Fifa takes any allegation of misconduct extremely seriously and has a clear process in place for anyone in football who wants to report an incident”.

But the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) said

“it has not received any such complaint”

And it is a


All the training sessions for the Copper Queens [Zambia] were filmed by the FAZ media team and offers no such footage, the FAZ said, additionally, a Fifa film crew attached to the Zambian team at the World Cup was present at all training sessions.

Sexual abuse allegations against Mwape, who took charge in 2018, also emerged last year on social media. The FAZ said at the time that it had received no official complaint, but had opened an investigation, adding that

“we consider these allegations very serious”.

Mwape was repeatedly asked about those allegations at the World Cup but he denied any wrongdoing and insisted they were


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