The Italian Football Federation, FIGC, has upheld an appeal against the one-match suspension of Pescara’s Ghanaian midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari. Muntari walked off during his side’s 1-0 loss at Cagliari last weekend after he had complained of racial abuse to the referee.
His complaint to referee Daniele Minelli rather saw him being Yellow-carded. FIGC later decided not to sanction Cagliari fans, claiming those who made the chants were too few to warrant any sanctions.
But on Friday, following world-wide condemnation, the FIGC’s Corto Sportivo d’Apello overturned the former Inter Milan, AC Milan and Udinese man’s ban.
He will, therefore, be available for the tie with Crotone on Sunday.
By Emmanuel Kwame Amoh
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