International

FIFA Fines Zamalek Club and Egyptian Football Federation

FIFA Fines Zamalek Club and Egyptian Football Federation

Credit: Zamalek Club

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee issued a warning to Egypt’s giant club Zamalek for failing to cover the overdue payments of former player Alexis Enam Mondomo, reported Egypt Today.

“The club Zamalek Sporting Club, Egypt, was sanctioned with a fine of CHF 25,000 and given a final deadline of 60 days to pay the outstanding amounts,” stated the FIFA.

Zamalek  is one among six other clubs around the world that have been sent warnings and are at risk of receiving a transfer ban.

“The club will face an automatic deduction of six points and the automatic imposition of a transfer ban for two entire and consecutive registration periods if it fails to meet the final deadline,” it added.

Last year, the club was also fined by football’s governing body as they surpassed the deadline to complete Agogo and Ricardo’s overdue payments.

Similarly, the Egyptian Football Federation was fined on Thursday CHF 50,000 ($50,000 approximately) for playing a World Cup warm up game during a prohibited period. The game had been between  Egypt and Kuwait, ending in a 1-1 draw in Kuwait City, on May 25.

No matches were allowed from May 21-27, as it was known to be a rest period to protect the World Cup players.

Egypt Increases Natural Gas Prices by Up to 75 percent
14 Egyptian Companies Gone Global

Subscribe to our newsletter


International

More in International

Why Bernie Sanders’ Arabic Social Media Posts Matter

Niveen GhoneimJanuary 18, 2020

Come June, King Tut Treasures To Be Exhibited in Boston

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 16, 2020

GERD Talks Yield Initial Agreement on Filling Plan

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 16, 2020

Did Egypt’s Prince Mohamed Ali Tewfik Propose the Sale of the Western Wall to Mandatory Palestine’s Jews?

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 15, 2020

Post-GERD Talks Gridlock, Ethiopian PM Asks South Africa for Intervention

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 13, 2020

Iran Admits Shooting Down Ukrainian Passenger Plane ‘Unintentionally’

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 11, 2020

Sultan Qaboos bin Said Dies Aged 79: Oman Media

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 11, 2020

Ukrainian Passenger Plane ‘Shot Down by Missile Suggests Evidence’

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 9, 2020