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Martin Reveals AmaZulu Decision Over Mobara Red

AmaZulu head coach Pablo Franco Martin has revealed that Usuthu submitted an official complaint to the Premier Soccer League because they feel Abbubaker Mobara’s against Orlando Pirates should be rescinded.

The Buccaneers beat Usuthu 1-0 at Orlando Stadium on Saturday but the visitors played over a half with 10 men after referee Cedric Muvhali sent Mobara off for a contentious foul on Patrick Maswanganyi.

The decision has caused a lot of debate, with former FIFA referee Ace Ncobo saying it was a mistake by the official.

Martin has now explained that AmaZulu have since taken the matter to the PSL because they feel Mobara’s suspension should be lifted.

“Mobara is suspended because we we sent a report to PSL, because when you are receiving a red card for – first of all, probably is not even a red card due to the situation, but especially is because it’s not even a foul,” he said, as per Gagasi FM.

“And then when someone else is making a mistake, if you need to be punished for the mistake of somebody else, I think it’s something ridiculous.

“We’re not talking even about being fair. It’s bout something that it’s crazy. So the report is there in PSL and we are waiting for two days to reply because we are expecting Mobara to be available for this game and for the upcoming games.

“Because not continue for three games one of our key player for something that he didn’t do and it’s already proven, I think could be something again bad for this football and for this competition.”

AmaZulu currently sit in 13th place on the log and face eighth-placed Chippa United, who are four points ahead of them, on Saturday at 15:00.

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