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Juju Rwanda FA invites members to discuss witchcraft in football

The Rwanda Football Association has called a meeting to discuss witchcraft in football ‘Juju’

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play Mukura goalie Andre Mpazimpaka was at the centre of witchcraft controversy that marred his team's game against Rayon Sports last week.

The Rwanda Football Association has extended its invitation to presidents of the first division clubs in the Rwanda league to digest issues regarding the prevalent cases of witchcraft in the domestic league.

The meeting will be held at the headquarters of the federation to discuss how to pass laws that will curb the practice of witchcraft in the league to bring sanity.

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The development follows last Friday’s incident during the league match between Mukura Victory Sports and Rayon Sport at Huye stadium that saw players on both sides clash over alleged use of witchcraft by Mukura VS.

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“In FERWAFA statutes we don’t have any law punishing the use of witchcraft because there is nowhere in the world where it has been proven that it can influence the outcome of a game. However, with the violence between players because of allegations that one team is using it, we have decided to enact laws,” Federation of Rwandaise Football Association (FERWAFA) vice president Vedasite Kayiranga told  Times Sport.

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