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Masoud Juma's coach fined for derogatory comment

9:15 AM WAT 11/01/2018
Kariobangi Sharks striker Masoud Juma.
Masoud is expected to be handed the KPL Golden Boot crown this Friday during the KPL Awards Gala

Kenyan International, Masoud Juma’s Cape Town City FC coach, Bennie McCarthy has been slapped with a fine for making a derogatory statement against a match official.

Masoud, joined the South African club this month from Kariobangi Sharks, but his new side has been trending for all the wrong reasons.

McCarthy, a former South African international was slapped with R50 000 (Sh400, 000) fined for referring to the referee as a 'cow'.

“Mr. Benni McCarthy and Cape Town City were charged by the PSL Disciplinary Committee with misconducts following comments made by Mr McCarthy towards match official, Mr Phillip Tinyani. Mr McCarthy and Cape Town City pleaded guilty to the charge.

"They were each fined R 50 000.00 of which R 25 000, 00 was suspended until the end of the 2018/19 season,” reads a statement from South African Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee."

The reigning Kenyan Premier League top scorer with 17 goals is expected to link up with his new side this week.

Before that, Masoud (Juma) is also expected to be handed the KPL Golden Boot crown this Friday during the Annual KPL Awards Gala.