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RFEF palms two-game ban to racially abused GK over response


Rayo Majadahonda goalkeeper Cheikh Sarr has been handed a two-match ban after being despatched off in Saturday’s sport at Sestao River for confronting followers who had racially insulted him.

Sestao, who have been main 2-1 earlier than the sport was deserted, have been awarded a 3-0 win. Nevertheless, the membership has been handed a two-match stadium closure and a €6001 effective after the disciplinary committee substantiated there was racially discriminatory behaviour directed at Sarr by the house followers.

Senegalese-born Sarr was proven a pink card within the 84th minute of his workforce’s third-division league match. Majadahonda refused to proceed the sport following Sarr’s pink card.

Majadahonda have been deducted an extra three factors and fined €3,006 for strolling off in response to the racial abuse.

The Spanish Soccer Federation’s (RFEF) disciplinary committee on Wednesday punished Sarr for a “minor infraction of conduct opposite to good sporting order,” noting that the confrontation got here “within the context of unacceptable private aggression.”

Sestao denied in a press release that there had been any racist chants directed at any gamers throughout the encounter however reiterated their agency dedication within the struggle in opposition to racism and xenophobia.