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CAF Disciplinary Board sanction three Zamalek players

Mazembe vs ZamalekThe CAF Disciplinary Board have decided to ban three Zamalek players involved in the scuffles witnessed after the final whistle in the game against TP Mazembe in the CAF Champions League encounter on the 8th June, 2014.  

The game which ended 1-0 in Les Corbeaux‘s favour saw assaults from some of the Zamalek players on referee Joseph Lamptey after the final whistle.

The Disciplinary Board have decided to sanction Dominique Da Silva (3 matches), Mahmoud Abdelrehim ‘Gennesh’ (1 match), and Hazem Emam (1 match) for their actions after the defeat in Lubumbashi.

The board have also decided to fine the aforementioned players; Mauritanian striker Da Silva will pay $5000 while the Egyptian duo will part with $3000 each.

The White Knights will now have to make do without them in the upcoming game against Mazembe in late July as they resume their fight for a semi final spot.

It is worth noting that following Abdel-Wahed’s exclusion by Mido and Gennesh’s ban, Zamalek are left with only one goalkeeper against TP Mazembe, Mohamed Abou-Gabal.

The Whites are bottom of their group in the CAF Champions League with three points from three games.

Al Ahly fanatic and Italian football aficionado. Working on a degree in Business Administration at the American University in Cairo.

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