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May 6, 2017 3:30 PM Muntari says 'treated like criminal' after racial abuse

Rome - Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari says he was "treated like a criminal" after he complained he was being racially abused in a Serie A match and given a one-game ban. The 32-year-old Ghanaian is now free to play in Sunday's home game against Crotone after the ban was rescinded on appeal. He was sanctioned for walking off just before the end of last Sunday's 19

May 6, 2017 3:30 PM ‘Angry, isolated’ Muntari overturns ban for racism protest

Angered that he was treated like a “criminal,” Sulley Muntari won his fight with Italian soccer authorities on Friday to overturn a one-match ban for walking off the field in response to racist abuse. The Pescara player received a yellow card during Sunday’s Serie A game at Cagliari for protesting to the referee about the monkey chants from the stands 26

May 6, 2017 11:36 AM Sulley Muntari Speaks Out After Winning Ban Appeal

Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari is delighted to have had his one-match suspension resulting from protesting a racist abuse in the Italian Serie A last weekend overturned. After picking two yellow cards in Sunday's 1-0 defeat at Cagliari, the Ghanaian was to serve a mandatory one-match ban this weekend. However, an appeal by the 32-year-old, assisted 18

May 6, 2017 8:46 AM FIFPro's EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Hours after Muntari's one match ban was over turned

FIFPro is pleased that Sulley Muntari’s one-match ban has been rescinded on appeal by the Italian football federation. The World Players’ Union believes Muntari was badly let down when he received two yellow cards after he unsuccessfully sought help from the referee over racist abuse while playing for Pescara in Cagliari, Italy, last weekend. In comments 15

May 6, 2017 8:46 AM GFA backs Muntari in Serie A racism incident

The Ghana Football Association (GFA), says it does not condone the racial abuse Ghanaian footballer Sulley Muntari suffered earlier this week in Italy during a league game. According to the FA, it was regrettable that the referee in the game booked Sulley Muntari for complaining about the abuse, while the Italian FA subsequently slapped him with a ban for the incident 16

May 5, 2017 10:36 PM Italian FA revokes Sulley Muntari racism protest ban

The one-match ban which the Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari received after protesting against racial abuse from Cagliari supporters has been overturned by the Italian football federation (FIGC). Muntari complained to the referee, Daniele Minelli, about racial abuse during Pescara’s 1-0 defeat at Cagliari last weekend, walked off the pitch in protest 22

May 5, 2017 9:10 PM Italy: Muntari’s ban after protesting against racism lifted

The Italian soccer federation has rescinded Sulley Muntari’s one-match ban for walking off the field in response to racist abuse during a Serie A game last weekend. The Pescara player received a yellow card at Cagliari for protesting about the abuse and was booked again for leaving the field without following procedures. The Ghanaian’s two yellow cards 25

May 5, 2017 9:10 PM Italian FA Overturns Muntari Match Ban

The Italian Football Federation on Friday lifted the one-match ban on Pescara’s Sulley Muntari. The Italian football body said the decision was taken after it considered the “particular delicacy” of the case. He was initially booked for dissent, after complaining of racial abuse from the crowd and walking off the field during last Sunday’s 1-0 Serie 12

May 5, 2017 7:46 PM Soccer Player Protests Racial Taunts — And The Ref Punishes Him

After Sulley Muntari (right) heard racial slurs from fans during a match in Sardinia, Italy, on April 30, he protested — and got a yellow card from the referee. A supporter holds the card aloft. Soccer star Sulley Muntari finally got fed up. He's a midfielder from Ghana who plays for the Italian team Pescara. Last Sunday in a match against Cagliari in Sardinia 24

May 5, 2017 7:46 PM Muntari's one-match ban for protesting racial chants overturned

Pescara will have Sulley Muntari available for Sunday's league clash with Crotone as the midfielder's one-match suspension for protesting during a racist incident last weekend has been overturned. The Ghana international was set to serve the ban this weekend after picking up two yellow cards - one for dissent after complaining of racist chants directed 17