It has been in the public domain that AFC Leopards SC had been barred from registering players during the mid-season transfer following a complaint by our former defender Soter Kayumba on monies owed to him.

As a Club, we value all our players and the playing and technical units are treated with utmost support and respect.

Arising from this dispute, the matter was referred to FIFA for arbitration which resulted in our club being banned from registering or signing new players.

The office initiated talks with Mr Kayumba to have the matters settled amicably and after an initial agreement, he later reneged on the agreed terms and changed conditions leading the matter to be referred back to FIFA.

The Club submitted its defence to the arbitrator and Soter was given a set time to respond. However, the player failed to submit his response in time.

The Club has hence been cleared of the case as communicated by FIFA to both parties.