CAF Fines Egyptian Club in Champions League - Football News (ZW)

CAF Fines Egyptian Club in Champions League

Ismaily (Egypt) has been ordered by CAF to pay a fine of $40 000 in a move to discipline the club.

Ismaily are in Group C of the Total-Caf Champions League 2018/19 competition, and the side sits on 0 points after fullfiling 2 of their fixtures in the group.

Ismaily's fans in the match against Club Africain threw missiles into the pitch in extra time and the referee had to call off the match because of the violent cirmustance, hence CAF had to intervene to discipline the club according to the competition's rules. The match was played on 18 January (2019) and Club Africain were leading 2 - 1.

On top of the $40 000 fine, Ismaily will play their 3rd match in the Champions League behind closed doors (a stadium without supporters) and also Club Africain were awarded a 3 - 0 win from the abandoned match.

Ismaily play CS Costantine (Algeria) on Saturday (23 February 2019).

Total-Caf Champions League Group C latest standing;

TP Mazembe 7 (points)
CS Constantine 6 (points)
Club Africain 4 (points)
Ismaily 0 (points)

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