Rivers Angels of Portharcourt and Serbian women’s football club Zfk Crvena Zvezda playmaker, Alice Ogebe has been slammed with one year ban by NFF Disciplinary Committee for joining the foreign club without obtaining the necessary document needed (International Transfer Certificate) from the authorised bodies in the country.
According to the disciplinary committee headed by Pro. Olufemi Adegbesan said such action contravened the Art 11 of FIFA Regulations on the status and Transfer of players, 2018 and has also been banned from taking part in the AITEO Cup competition for the period of one season starting from 20th October 2018.
The Benue/Otukpo born player was, however, cleared of double registration claim by Bayelsa Queens FC as there was no evidence presented before the committee to show that there was a contract with the player and any other club.
The NFF Disciplinary Committee further revealed that Alice has a subsisting valid contract with River Angels FC, PortHarcourt till December 3oth 2019.
Alice Ogebe Oya, who is the younger sister of Hon. Ogebe Inalegwu, a former Chairmanship aspirant of Otukpo local government council got signed by Zfk Crvena Zvezda otherwise called the Red Stars, a Serbian women’s football club in Serbia, Southeast Europe earlier this year.
However, delivering her team, as usual, has always been her priority and what she loves doing the most. Oya who is also the only black and African player on the team succeeded in scoring the crucial goal that aided the Serbian club to lift the women’s FA Cup title on Friday, June 1st, 2018.