YAOUNDE (Reuters) – Ghana ahead Benjamin Tetteh has been handed a three-match ban for punching a Gabon opponent in a post-match fracas after a testy 1-1 draw on the Africa Cup of Nations finals on Friday.
Tetteh knocked down Aaron Boupendza of Gabon as gamers and officers traded blows after the sport in an unsavoury fracas.
He was red-carded when the referee was knowledgeable of the incident by VAR however refused to come back out of the altering rooms to bw proven the cardboard after the Group C conflict in Yaounde.
The Confederation of African Football on Saturday handed the 24-year-old, who had solely been on the sphere for the final three minutes in its place, an additional one-match suspension for violent conduct on high of the automated two-match ban.
(Writing by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Ken Ferris)