The Egyptian FA has suspended referee Mohamed Farouk after he used a cell phone to disallow a aim in a second-tier soccer match. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
The Egyptian Soccer Affiliation has suspended all of the officers who presided over a second-tier soccer match after referee Mohamed Farouk used a fan’s cell phone footage to disallow a aim.
The controversial motion came about throughout a league match between Al-Nasr and Suez final Friday. With Suez main 2-1, Al Nasr thought that they had scored a late aim to tie it up, just for the previous to say a handball in the course of the play. Bizarrely, as a result of Egypt’s second division remains to be VAR-free, Farouk used a spectator’s cellphone to replay the questioned aim, which he then disallowed.
needed to depart the soccer stadium below police safety
Shortly after play resumed, Suez scored their third aim to wrap up a 3-1 win. Farouk, nonetheless, needed to depart the soccer stadium below police safety from irate Al-Nasr gamers and officers, who’ve threatened authorized motion in opposition to him.
The Egyptian FA cited the pinnacle of its nationwide referees committee as making the choice to droop the match officers for an “indefinite interval.”