UAFA bans Al-Faisaly from Arab Championship for violent conduct

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Al-Faisaly’s players and coaching staff had attacked Egyptian referee Ibrahim Nour El-Din after the Arab Championship final...

 Al-Faisaly football club has been handed a five-year ban from participating in the Arab Championship by the Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA) following the violent conduct by their players and coaching staff against referee Ibrahim Nour El-Din post their previous match.

Furthermore, the UAFA has decided to suspend a number of Al-Faisaly players and will address the Asian Football Confederation for further actions that need to be taken.

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Al-Faisaly lost the Arab Championship title following a 3-2 defeat against Espérance Sportive de Tunis on Sunday at the Alexandria Stadium.

Violence was on show after the match as Al-Faisaly’s players, coaching staff and fans attacked Nour El-Din after the game inside Alexandria Stadium. The Egyptian referee, however, did not produce red cards.

The Egyptian police have arrested a number of Al-Faisaly fans after the match for violent conduct.

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