Confederation of African Football media officer suspended over alleged sexual assault
The Confederation of African Football has suspended one of its media officers for five years after he was accused of sexually abusing a female official during the African Nations Championship being played in Algeria.
The Guardian understands that Sohounde Peperip, a Beninese journalist who has been working as one of CAFs media officers during the tournament for African players playing in their national leagues, was accused of sexually abusing the female official from Morocco in his hotel bedroom in Algiers last weekend. It is understood that she was invited to his bedroom after requesting an all-access pass and was allegedly sexually assaulted.
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