Club Officials Attack Referees

A United Arab Emirates league match between Ajman and Al-Ahli got extremely out of hand on Thursday as the away side were awarded a controversial last minute penalty.
Al-Ahli converted the spot kick and won the game 2-1 at the death which prompted an Ajman official to run onto the pitch and aggressively confront the referee.
Although the reaction was over the top, Ajman’s outrage was no surprise as the referee seemed to be the only person on the pitch that believed the Al-Ahli forward had been fouled.
A man in green can be seen shouting at the official before throwing several weak punches in his direction, whilst another incensed onlooker attempts to run onto the pitch
The matchday referee wasn’t injured but did look a bit shaken up by the attack.
Other Ajman officials had to be held back by secuity as they attempted to run towards the referee and his assistants.
Al-Ahli’s late winner secured their place at the top of the UAE Premier League whilst comdeming Ajman into the relegation zone.
-Source: dailyMail.


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