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AFCON 2021: Comoros Returns Home With Sanctions

By Etienne Mainimo

The Confederation of African Football, CAF has sanctioned the Comoros National Football team for going against the rules of the game.

According to information, CAF says, “The Comoros team has been charged for demonstrating irresponsible behavior on several occasions, including serious violations of the Covid-19 protocols and forcing access to the locker room.”

For failing to comply with the COVID protocol required by CAF, Comoros have been fined $10,000,

For bad behavior. “The report of the match officials’ mentions insults made against CAF officials, and the disrespectful behavior of the goalkeeper coach, Jean-Daniel Padovani.”

The goalkeepers’ coach has also been suspended for his next three games with the national team.

For causing a two-minute delay in the kick-off after their player left the dressing room wearing a shirt with a number that was not his, two penalties were imposed: a $5,000 fine for not respecting jersey numbers and another $2,000 for the delay caused by the players.

The Comoros Football Federation today appealed the sanctions.