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CAF : National team coach gets a 4 match ban-absent from Liberia-Senegal Clash

The head coach of Liberia national team, Thomas Kojo, has been given a four-match ban by the Confederation of African Football for misconduct in Lone Star’s last African Cup of Nations qualifier away at D.R. Congo on March 24.

Kojo’s has been ban by CAF .  This was  confirmed by the Liberia Football Association via its Facebook page. According to the local FA , the decision to ban coach Kojo was reached after a CAF’s disciplinary committee meeting in Tanzania during the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Liberia Football Association has also confirmed  banned, based a post-match referee report, from Senegalese referee Maguette N’Diaye reported that he sent coach Kojo off the bench in the 45th minute for an unsportsmanlike-like behavior [using a profane language].

This was during Liberia away match with  D.R. Congo , was seen walked off the pitch to the center referee, N’Diaye, right before the start of the first half. He then walked into the stands and was replaced by his deputy, Sam Chebli, as Liberia lost 1-0 and missed out the chance of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

He has a four-game ban starts on July 26 when Liberia hosts Senegal in the first leg of the 2020 African Nations Championship qualifiers.

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