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Singapore player gets nine-month ban for hitting rival


Wednesday October 22, 2003

Singapore player gets nine-month ban for hitting rival

SINGAPORE: A 19-year-old member of Singapore’s national football squad, Sharrif Abdul Samad, has been suspended for nine months for punching an opponent in a S-League match, media reports said yesterday. 

The Sembawang Rangers defender admitted striking Geylang United’s Peter Bennett, who suffered a broken nose in the incident, according to the Today newspaper. 

   

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