Ghana's Emmanuel Frimpong brands Russian FA's decision to ban him for two matches as a joke

Ghana international Emmanuel Frimpong has branded the Russian FA's decision to ban him for two matches following his reaction to a racist chant as a joke.

The former Arsenal midfielder who now plays for FC Ufa in the Russian league reacted with his middle finger to fans who were racially abusing him during a league game against Spartak Moscow in the Russian league opener.

The tough tackling midfielder received a two match ban for his actions whiles Spartak Moscow surprisingly escaped punishment in a decision that Frimpong brands as beyond a joke.

'For the Russian FA to say they didn’t hear or see any evidence of racism is beyond a joke,' Frimpong said

FIFA has official quizzed the Russian FA to explain the reason behind punishing only Frimpong for his reaction but letting Spartak Moscow off blame.

Last modified on Sunday, 09 July 2017 13:00
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