Preparations underway for Kim-Putin summit in Russia    Chelsea's Hudson-Odoi confirms season over due to Achilles injury    Liverpool's Milner backs United to win Manchester derby    Man City's Sterling wants harsher punishment to tackle racism    Powerful quake hits Philippines, day after deadly temblor    Sri Lanka security brief on 11 April warned of attacks on churches: AP    Egypt hosts 10th annual conference of Arab Federation of Exchanges    Elders, campaigners dominate scene in Kerdasa polling stations    Egyptians cast votes on last day in referendum    Turnout in Egypt's referendum doubled nationwide on Monday: International observers    What do experts think about celebrations in front of polling stations?    250 archaeological missions from 25 countries work in Egypt: Minister    President instructs enhancement of MSMEDA activities    CIB-Egypt establishes representative office in Ethiopia    ACUD, Petroleum Ministry ink deal to provide government district with natural gas    Bundesliga: Bayern Munich turn the screw in a reminder of champions past    The main differences between Catholics and Protestants    Spring Affair Returns for Second Season of Shopping, Charity    Tod's bring back Alber Elbaz to Fashion Scene    Egypt, Somalia seek bilateral cooperation    Karlovy Vary to honour cinematographer Vladmir Smutny    Youssef Chahine remembered at Karlovy Vary    Cannes festival reveals short film collection    Volume of trade exchange between Egypt, China jumped to USD 13.8 bn in 2018    Voting in 3rd day of referendum on constitutional amendments going on normally, says NEA    Iraq says any action to raise oil output won't be unilateral: Ministry spokesman    Egyptians cast ballots in 3rd and last day of referendum voting    Al-Sisi receives Abbas, voices support for Palestinian legitimate rights    Trade exchange between Egypt, Tunisia to increase to $500m    Airstrikes hit Tripoli, Mitiga airport reopened    Cairo Copts celebrate Palm Sunday    Chess world champion Magnus Carlsen wants to keep winning streak going    New attack on Ebola center in Congo; 1 militia member killed    Sleep myths may hinder good sleep and health    The final draft    Towards the referendum    Sudanese demand ‘legitimate change'    Caught in the middle?    Escaping expenses    ‘I don't want sympathy'    Expected exit    Spectacular scene, favourable draw    Flight prices go sky high    Reining in inflation    Bundeli Kala Parishad troupe's Indian folk dance show at Al-Gumhouriya Theatre is a must go    Paris' Notre Dame    Screen blues    Vatican willing to offer technical know-how to help restore Notre-Dame    

Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.

Napoli head coach to face punishment after insulting Inter's Mancini
Published in Daily News Egypt on 23 - 01 - 2016

Napoli head coach Maurizio Sarri, 57, could face a four-month ban after being accused of directing homophobic insults towards Inter Milan head coach Roberto Mancini at the end of the quarter-final game for the Italian Cup.
Inter Milan won the game, 2-0. The incident took place near the end of the game, when the Inter Milan manager went to ask the officials about injury time. Sarri, then, purportedly blew up at Mancini, the latter revealed to Italian media.
"Sarri is a racist and men like him should be drummed out of football. I got up to ask the fourth official why there were five minutes of added time; then, Sarri then got up and shouted ‘poof' and ‘faggot' at me," Mancini said.
"I am not remotely interested in talking about the game. A 60-year-old man who acts like this is shameful. You can argue, but this is shameful," he added
"I went to find him in the locker room and he apologized, but I want him to be ashamed of what he said. In England, someone like him wouldn't even be allowed to set foot on the touchline."
On the other hand, Sarri responded, in statements to the media: "It was the kind of argument that people have on the touchline or on the pitch. I apologized to him in the locker room, but I expected him to apologize to me too. I think what happened on the pitch should stay on the pitch."
"I will admit it wasn't the right tone to take, but I've seen and heard worse on a football pitch. Under stress it can happen, I hope with a clear head Mancini changes his mind."
Italian media reports suggested that a ban would be ordered on the Napoli head coach, stating that the Italian football association rules condemns insults of this nature with a ban of up to four months.

Clic here to read the story from its source.