The Arab Federation imposes a series of sanctions after the events of the match Algiers-Morocco

The disciplinary and ethics committee of the Arab Football Federation imposed sanctions against the Algerian and Moroccan teams amid the events that accompanied their match in the Arab Junior Cup final.

The Algerian team (tournament organizer) won the title after beating Morocco 4–2 on penalties, after they equalized the original time with the same goal.

The match ended in violent clashes between the players of the two teams, which required the intervention of technical staff to end the quarrel.

The Arab Football Federation announced in a statement on its official website today, Sunday, that the Algerian Football Federation has been punished with a payment of $120,000 for entering the stadium.

Algeria was also fined $25,000 for the involvement of a number of its players in a skirmish with Moroccan team players, in addition to a six-month suspension of Algerian player Abdelhak Ben Adair for assaulting the Moroccan goalkeeper.

On the other hand, the Moroccan team was fined $25,000 by the Disciplinary Committee for the involvement of a number of its players in a clash with Algerian players.

The statement emphasizes that the decisions of the Committee on Discipline and Ethics are subject to appeal, while noting that “any infractions or deviations from sportsmanship in the various competitions of the Arab Football Association are rejected.”

Source: Arab Football Association.

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