Kashikishi handed home ban after referee attack

Kashikishi handed home ban after referee attack

by Staff Reporter

Monday Jun 28, 2021. 10:00

Second tier Zambian club Kashikiski Warriors have been slapped with an eight -match home ban and fined after their supporters assaulted a referee a week ago.

The FAZ Disciplinary Committee announced the verdict on June 27 in Lusaka and fined Kashikishi US$1,300.00.

On June 21, referee Joseph Nyirenda was left unconscious after Kashikishi fans attacked him for upholding visiting side Trident FC’s second half equaliser they alleged was scored from an offside position.

That match was abandoned at 1-1.

Kashikishi have also been ordered to pay Nyirenda’s medical expenses for the injuries he sustained during the incident.

“The Disciplinary Committee has considered the Referees’ Report and Article 31 of the FAZ Disciplinary Code,” read the FAZ Disciplinary Committee’s verdict in part.

“Three points be awarded to Trident FC with 3-0 score-line. That the respondent club (Kashikishi Warriors) is banned from playing at their home ground for eight (8) games. They should first play their next eight home matches at a neutral venue.”


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