The referee while reviewing the goal on the screen of a mobile phone
The referee cancelled a goal for El-Nasr after checking the screen of a mobile phone confirming an El-Nasr player touched the ball with his hand before scoring the goal.
Photos went viral on Egyptian social media showing the referee checking the goal on the screen of a mobile phone, prompting the mockery of viewers.
According to a Montakhab El-Suez official, the scene began when the El-Nasr player scored the equaliser for his side while the score was 2-1 for the Suez-Canal based side.
The game initially stopped for around 20 minutes due to the objections of El-Suez officials who asked the referee to check the goal on the screen of a mobile phone.
The referee accepted the suggestion and he cancelled the goal after reviewing the scene.
The decision prompted the anger of El-Nasr officials and the game stopped for another 15 minutes before resuming the match which ended with a 3-1 victory for Montakhab El-Suez.
Earlier this week, the EFA competitions committee ratified the game result and fined several officials from both clubs.
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