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5:52 PM | Tuesday 04 May 2021

The Football Association refuses to appoint foreign referees for Al-Ahly matches in the league

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Officials of the Football Association, headed by Ahmed Mujahid, refused the club’s request AhlyThe recruitment of foreign referees for his next matches in the Egyptian Premier League Championship.

Stressed source inside Football Association In exclusive statements to “Al-Watan Sport”, Al-Ahly’s request is rejected, and the next matches for all clubs will be managed by Egyptian referees.

Al-Ahly is requesting the appointment of foreign rulers

Al-Ahly club management sent a letter this morning to the Football Association requesting the appointment of foreign referees from the first European classification for all upcoming team matches.

The Al-Ahly club’s letter stated that it will bear all financial costs, according to the competition list “Article 110 C”, which confirms that in the event that any club requests the appointment of foreign referees for any match in which it participates, and the association agrees to fulfill its request, this club is obligated to pay the costs of summoning the referees and the arbitration allowances. And transfers and accommodation, in foreign currency at least two weeks before the match.

The regulations mandate the Football Association to bear the cost of foreign referees in important matches

Al-Ahly club pointed out that Article 111 stipulates that the Federation shall bear the costs of bringing foreign referees to important matches of public sensitivity to public security concerns that are determined by the Federation’s Board of Directors. He will bear all the financial costs for that.

The Al-Ahly club confirmed in its statement that it had been subjected to a clear injustice from the referee, Mohamed Maarouf, the referee of the team’s match against Ghazl El-Mahalla, which ended with a clean goal in favor of the latter, came from an incorrect calculation against the Red Fort and caused the goal to be scored, and the referee overlooked the dismissal of Muhammad Fathallah as a defender. Al-Ghazl team after interfering with Mohamed Sherif, the Red Team striker, and denying him a goal. The Red Castle administration also listed in its speech the referees ’mistakes against the team in the Egyptian League, Details of the letter from here.


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