Match abandoned after ref assault

Fighters and Terrors game was cancelled- off after assistant ref was assaulted. PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE
Fighters and Terrors game was cancelled- off after assistant ref was assaulted. PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE

Gantsi Terrors’ player, Onneile Segwai’s assault on the assistant referee has led to the encounter against Mogoditshane Fighters to be abandoned on Saturday afternoon.

Segwai assaulted the match official after being sent for  an early shower for a foul he committed against Gaofenngwe Khubalo.

The game was called off in the 43rd minute. Fighters were leading 1-0 through Khubalo’s strike in the 16th minute. The match commissioner, Thebeetsile Mokgwa told Sport Monitor that they decided to call off the match because the assistant referee was complaining of a headache from the assault. He explained that they did not expect Segwai to assault the assistant referee.

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