The African Football Confederation (CAF) imposed a six-month suspension on Egyptian referee Gehad Grisha, who officiated in the first leg of the African Champions League between Wydad Casablanca and Esperance Tunis (1-1), played on May 24, 2019 at the Prince Moulay Abdellah sports complex in Rabat.
“The arbitration commission has decided to suspend for six months the Egyptian referee Gehad Grisha for poor performance in the first leg of the Champions League between the WAC and the EST,” said Tuesday, May 28, 2019 the CAF in a communicated.
After this meeting, the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) sent CAF a protest letter against Grisha’s refereeing, which notably denied Wydad a goal in extra time in the first half (45th + 1). and then failed to give him a penalty in the 56th minute. Gehad Grisha will miss the finals of the African Cup of Nations (CAN-2019), which will take place from June 21 to July 19 in Egypt.
The final return of the Champions League is scheduled for May 31st at Rades Stadium, in the suburbs of Tunis.