Bored President Orders Match To Go Into Penalties After 63  Minutes

Bored President Orders Match To Go Into Penalties After 63 Minutes

Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz ordered the country's Super Cup final between FC Tevragh-Zeina and ACS Ksar to head straight into penalties only after 63 minutes becuase he was 'bored'.

Both clubs tested the President’s patience by tying at 1-1 at 63 minutes and instead of waiting it out, he simply ordered that the two teams skip the remaining minutes.

The dismayed referee had no option than to heed to Abdel Aziz’s order and lined up both teams for the spot kicks.

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Tevragh-Zeina won the shootout and lifted the trophy, but the strange decision has understandably made the league’s footballing federation respond with a statement from its own president:

 

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