AFCON: CAF Sanctions Gabonese Referee Ghislain For Not Awarding Red Card To Sadio Mane


LAGOS FEBRUARY 5TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Gabonese referee Pierre Ghislain Atcho has been dismissed from the AFCON 2023 by the CAF Referees Committee headed by Ivorian Désiré Doué Noumandiez, reports. 

During the round of 16 match between Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal, referee Atcho gave a yellow card to Sadio Mane for a critical foul which many believed should have earned a red card.

Also, he equally refused a pénalty to Senegal for a fault committed on Senegalese Saar.

His case will be reviewed at CAF’s headquarters and his chances of taking part in any CAF tournament this year is very slim.

Meanwhile, all VAR referees present that day have all been suspended while Senegalese winger, Krepin Diatta may also face disciplinary action after accusing CAF of being corrupt.

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