The Confederation of African Football, affirmed that the sanctions imposed on Tunisian Esperance, Came after the meeting of the discipline committee that was held on Wednesday, which was based largely on the report of the Moroccan match referee Radouane Gayed.
In his report, the Moroccan referee made clear that the security forces made a great effort to secure him after the end of the match, but Moein Al-Shaabani, the Esperance coach, insulted him, and Magdy El Tarawi, the assistant coach of the Tunisian team, insulted him..
In his report, the Moroccan referee added that Majdi Tarawi tried to assault, while Khalil Al-Shammam, the captain of the Tunisian team, insulted and spat upon him..
Radwan Gayed also stressed that the refereeing team found difficulties in reaching their dressing room in the presence of members of Esperance in front of the room, and they did not leave the stadium until after 45 minutes from the end of the match.
The African Union announced on its official website, the penalties taken by the disciplinary committee against the Tunisian Esperance team before confronting Zamalek next Friday in the second leg of the 8th round of the African Champions League..
The decisions of the Discipline Committee came as follows.
Esperance captain Khalil Chammam punished, 6 games suspended.
Abdel-Raouf Belghith suspended 4 matches.
Coach Mu’in Al-Shaabani and his assistant, Majdi Al-Tarawi, prevented 4 appearances with Esperance.
A financial penalty imposed on Esperance estimated at 140 thousand dollars.
Zamalek, had succeeded in winning the Tunisian Esperance, in the first-leg match held last Friday, 3-1.