International referee Jihad Greisha submitted an official complaint to the Football Association against Sayed Abdel Hafeez, director of football in Al-Ahly, after the statements made by the latter against Jihad Greisha following the Al-Ahly and Al-Mahalla match that was held yesterday in the 19th round of the league.
Sayed Abdel Hafeez had confirmed that Jihad Greisha had contacted him by phone and apologized to him for his mistakes in some matches, a statement that is tainted by many question marks and may lead to a major crisis between Al-Ahly, the Referees Committee and the Football Association.
It is expected that the main referees committee in the Football Association and the Disciplinary Committee will consider the complaint of Jihad Greisha against Sayed Abdel Hafeez, while listening to the words of the football director in Al-Ahly.
While referee Samir Mahmoud Othman stressed the need for the Football Association to intervene in the crisis of statements of Sayed Abdel Hafeez, director of football in the Al-Ahly club against Jihad Greisha, the international referee after exchanging accusations recently due to arbitration errors in matches. .
Othman demanded from the Jabalaya officials the necessity of opening an investigation in the presence of Abdel Hafeez and Greisha, saying the matter is dangerous and important to know who is correct in this matter to preserve the sports system and the arbitration family .
Othman also added in a statement to “The Seventh Day” that arbitration errors are mentioned in all major periodicals, not only in Egypt .
Sayed Abdel Hafeez, director of football at Al-Ahly club, criticized the international referee, Jihad Greisha, after his management to face Zamalek and Pyramids last Sunday, after the mistake he committed in counting a fake penalty for the white team – as he described .
Sayed Abdel Hafeez attacked the arbitration, after the mistakes made by Muhammad Maarouf in the Al-Ahly match and the spinning of the Mahalla, which ended with the fall of the red giant with a clean slave, after he confirmed that Al-Ahly had a correct penalty kick that was not counted.
Sayed Abdel Hafeez said, in statements to Al-Ahly TV: “Wipe out the Jihad Grisha tiger from Mobily. Anything that makes mistakes speaks to me apologizes to me, how is the referee of the World Cup and the 7 Nations Cup, and the Zamalek football is considered a penalty kick?“.
For his part, the international referee, Jihad Greisha, commented on the statements of Sayed Abdel Hafeez, director of football at Al-Ahly, after the criticisms leveled by the latter after the mistake in the match between Zamalek and Pyramid on Sunday evening..
Greisha confirmed, in private statements, that he had not contacted Sayed Abdel Hafeez at any previous time, or offered him an apology for any mistakes he committed against Al-Ahly.“.
Greisha called on officials of the Football Association to respond to the statements made by Sayed Abdel Hafeez, in order to take a position with him after the statements he made.