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Chiefs’ Yellow Card Confusion Cleared Up

SAFA Head of Referees Abdul Ebrahim has dispelled any confusion on the yellow card got by Zitha Kwinika against Mamelodi Sundowns, saying it was anything but an instance of mixed up character.

Downs were granted a punishment in the sixteenth moment of the game after Siyabonga Ngezana had fouled Peter Shalulile inside the box.

Nonetheless, Ngezana's partner got a yellow card, with many contemplating whether it was a mix-up by match official Victor Gomez or whether Kwinika was reserved for something he said.

Ebrahim presently made sense of that, while Ngezana's test was not a bookable offense, Kwinika was reserved for contradict.

"The ref went with a choice and the lead trainer expected that the official committed an error," he told iDiski Times.

"In any case, no, the mindfulness was right. The test from Ngezana was not a crazy test, there no episode that justified a yellow card.

"The yellow card was absolutely by contradict."

When requested to explain whether the card was for sure Kwinika, Ebrahim affirmed: "Indeed, that is right."

Nonetheless, notwithstanding the disarray around the yellow card, with even Chiefs mentor Arthur Zwane expressing some unacceptable player was reserved, Ebrahim demanded he was content with the exhibition of the match authorities on the day.

"I figure they did well overall. Victor Gomez, he is utilized to that sort of strain," he added.

"I was watching the game and he was without a care in the world. He saw entirely the circumstance.

"It was the principal major game that the fans were coming to, every one of the tickets were sold out. So it simply let you know the size of the interest from the onlookers also.

"I'm exceptionally content with the presentation of the match authorities."


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