Arab Contractors manager handed two-game ban for Pyramids comments
The competitions committee in the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) have punished staff and players for misconduct in the seventh round of the league.
The EFA released a statement on Wednesday, addressing all issues that went down in the seventh round of the Egyptian Premier League.
They first addressed the Entag El-Harby game against Ittihad of Alexandria, where the EFA decided that latter’s assistant manager Youssef Hamdy will receive a one-match ban for not being seated within the boundaries of the technical area.
Ittihad were also fined 20,000 EGP as supporters verbally abused the referee in their chants during the game, causing it to stop.
The Alexandria-based club were fined another 5,000 EGP as the substitutes did not warm up behind the advertisement boards where they should be.
The EFA went on to address the Pyramids game against Arab Contractors where the latter received a heavy punishment.
Arab Contractors manager Alaa Nabil received a two-game ban and was also fined 20,000 EGP for his comments during and after the game.
Meanwhile, Pyramids defender Ali Gabr received a one-match suspension as he was shown a red card during the game.
The EFA finally addressed the Smouha game against Zamalek, where the White Castle received multiple fines.
The Cairo giants were fined 10,000 EGP for arriving to the pitch five minutes late after the half-time break.
Their manager Christian Gross received a 15,000 EGP fine for not attending the press conference after the game.
Zamalek’s goalkeeper Mahmoud Gennesh was fined 30,000 EGP for verbally abusing Smouha’s fitness coach Wael Raafat, who received a two-match ban for coming on to the pitch while being suspended.
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