Tanzanian Player Punches Referee In Face For Sending Teammate Off (Video)

Chris Wright

14th, March 2012


By Chris Wright

In which, after seeing his teammate Haruna Niyonzima sent off for using foul and abusive language against Azam FC, Young Africans (a team commonly referred to as ‘Yanga’) defender Stephano Mwasika exacts his revenge on referee Israel Mujuni by clocking him one square in the face during the resultant melee…

Didn’t even flinch. What a tough nut.

According to Pies’ Tanzanian sources (Google search), play was only delayed for a few minutes before both players were jettisoned and the match was allowed to continue, with Yanga eventually losing 3-1 and having yet another player

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