An apparent missed call led to a large portion of a women’s soccer team attacking a referee.
Members of DC Motema Pembe, a women’s soccer team in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, chased and attacked a referee after he did not grant them a penalty.
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Five members of the team chased the referee off the pitch, but when he reached the sideline, a man was seen running from his right. It’s unknown whether that man was a coach, a fan or another spectator, but his punch missed.
Upon reaching the track, the referee took a hard right turn, continuing to avoid trouble, but he was caught shortly after.
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The ref was grabbed by several members of the team, with at least one of them throwing a punch. The man who was chased down earlier also caught up, swinging punches from behind. Another player added a jump kick as stadium staff was trying to break up the matter.
DC Motema Pembe was trailing, 5-1, to TP Mazembe when the incident occurred.
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The game took place in Lubumbashi, the second-largest city in DR Congo.