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10 Facts You Should Know About Aden Marwa

Popular Kenyan referee Aden Marwa has pulled out of World Cup Russia 2018 after an investigative video showed him receiving a bribe.

Marwa was among the referees exposed by a Ghanian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas receiving cash bribe .

He was to be an assisting referee in the much awaited FIFA World Cup 2018.

The expose indicates that Marwa received $600 which is about Ksh.60,000.

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Below are 10 facts you should know about Aden Marwa

  1. The celebrated referee was born 41 years ago on born 31 January 1977
  2. He brags of the first Kenyan football official to be involved in any FIFA competition
  3. He was majorly involved in top competitions such as FIFA U17 World Cup
  4. In Africa he has officiated top games such as the 2012 and 2013 Africa Cup of Nation contest
  5. He was also named as a reserve referee during the FIFA 2014 in Brazil and an assisting match official during FIFA Club World Cup.
  6. He had been named in the FIFA 2018 Russia World Cup before he pulled off over corruption allegations
  7. He was included as CAF’s assistant referee in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.
  8. The experienced match official also doubles as a mathematics and chemistry teacher at Komotobo Secondary school in Migori County
  9. He has also worked with top officials in refereeing such as alongside Bakary Gassama, Jean-Claude Birumushahu and Malang Diedhiou
  10. His major and first international duty was an Africa Cup match in Zanzibar way back in 2000

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