The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have announced new sanctions towards players from Al Ahly and Zamalek following their scuffle at the end of the 2020 Champions League final back in November.
The CAF List of Violations Listed:
- Kabongo Kasongo suspended for four games
- Mostafa Mohamed suspended for four games
- Hussein El-Shahat suspended for four games, within which two games have already been fulfilled
- $10K fine against Zamalek for players’ misconduct
Al Ahly secured their ninth CAF Champions League title in November after edging arch-rivals Zamalek in a historic 2-1 victory.
The Red Devils, therefore, are set to represent Africa in the FIFA Club World Cup next month with an anticipated fixture against Qatari champions Al-Duhail.
The Champions League final, however, had seen some post-game tension between some of the two sides’ players, including Mostafa Mohamed, Hussein El-Shahat, Aliou Badji, and Kabongo Kasongo.
It was announced on Thursday that new sanctions have been imposed on the players involved in violations of CAF’s regulations.