Refereeing expert, Samir Othman, expressed his surprise at the appointment of video referees for the general league matches. They do not have sufficient experience. Samir Othman said in statements to the “The Philosopher” program on Radio On Sport FM: Rapid resolution of referees’ crises solves many matters, and it is completely unacceptable to exit in The media to talk about the referee, and everyone who plays a ball sees himself as a referee, the point is expensive in the coming period and there is a very big role for the referees committee, and the topic of the video referee is very important, and it is not correct to have a video referee who did not play any match in the Premier League and assigned a match to it Al-Ahly, Zamalek, or a team in the league.
He added: It is not permissible for me to answer a coach who does not have experience and who is caught by the coaching of the national team, and so the referees of the video must have experiences.
He concluded: What is happening in Egypt is a very strong directive for the referees, and there must be a clear framework and any individual who has a complaint against the referees will be directed to the Football Association, and to prevent any individual from talking about arbitration, speak technically as you want, but do not talk about the referees.
On the other hand, the Referees Committee of the Football Association holds a meeting today, to discuss the crisis of the statements of Sayed Abdel Hafeez, the director of Al-Ahly football against the international referee, Jihad Greisha, on Monday, in which he said, “I will delete Greishas Jihad number from my every match, apologizing for his mistakes in Al-Ahly matches and counting.” Zamalek’s penalty kick against Pyramids is completely incorrect. ”
A source in the Football Association revealed that the Referees Committee will ask Ahmed Mujahid, head of the committee that manages Jabalia, to summon Sayed Abdel Hafeez, director of football at Al-Ahly, and to investigate him about his statements against Greisha, and to ask him for evidence of these statements, and if they are confirmed, the referee will be punished, but in the absence of evidence, the director will be punished. The ball and refer it to the Discipline Committee.
The international referee, Jihad Greisha, commented on the statements of Sayed Abdel Hafeez, director of football in AhlyAfter the criticism leveled at him 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.