CAF suspends star’s coach for indiscipline

By Kennedy Langat

The national soccer team Harambee star’s coach Adel amrouche has been slapped with a one-year suspension by the Confederation of African Football for his indiscipline behavior against a match official.

In a letter to Football Kenya Federation, the continental soccer governing body Secretary General Hicham El Amrani said the move to suspend Amrouche was reached after finding him guilty of spitting at a match official during Kenya’s match against Comoros last month, an offence that saw him get sent off.

Amrouche travelled with the national team to Maseru to face Lesotho in the Africa Nations Cup qualifier match.

Kenya lost the match 1-0 and will hold the Southern Africa side in Nairobi in a fortnight.

The coach had earlier been slapped with a two-match suspension pending the submission of the matter to the CAF Disciplinary Board.

He was hired last year in February, taking over from Henri Michel from France, who quit after seven months in office.