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Faye suspended eight matches

Update: January, 16/2017 - 15:30
Senegalese striker Pape Omar Faye of FLC Thanh Hóa (centre) makes a rude gesture to the fans. — Photo thethaovanhoa.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam Football Federation has decided to suspend Senegalese striker Pape Omar Faye of FLC Thanh Hóa for eight matches after he made a rude gesture towards supporters during the match between Thanh Hóa and Khánh Hòa in the league’s second round on Saturday.

Along with the suspension, Faye was fined VNĐ30 million (US$1,300). His club also decided to not pay his salary during the suspension.

“Faye will realise his mistake when his salary isn’t paid,” said a Thanh Hóa official.

Faye received a red card for slapping Khánh Hoà’s captain Văn Vũ following a scuffle between the two teams. On his way to the tunnel, Faye made an obscene gesture towards the spectators. — VNS

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