Thursday, June 30, 2022
728x90-EN-BENEFIT-SEASON
Bitdefender WW

Porto captain Pepe could be hit with 2-year ban to force him into retirement

- Advertisement -

Porto captain Pepe could be facing a two-year ban following a 40-man brawl in the game against Sporting CP. The two clubs are competing for the league title, and things went out of hand at the end of their meeting. 

During the 2-2 draw, Sebastian Coates of Sporting was already sent off, and the referee showed a red card to four individuals, including Pepe. 

Pepe could be forced to end his career early 

The centre-back is under investigation after kicking former Newcastle United midfielder and Sporting coach Hugo Viana. The player is currently banned for two games, while the investigation takes place. If he is found guilty on charges of violent conduct, he could be banned for two months, up to two years. 

728x90-EN-BENEFIT-SEASON

And with Pepe set to turn 39 in a few days, it could mean the end of his career if he gets hit with a two-year exile. The defender has also been accused of hiding a foreign object, which is speculated to be a ‘bullet’ thrown from the stands. However, this has not been confirmed yet.

This is the 13th red card that the centre-back has received in his career. And, the first red card for Pepe since 2018, being sent off for Besiktas against rivals Fenerbahce at the time. 

A total of eight individuals for both teams are under investigation for their violent conduct in the brawl. A number of them have been hit with fines, and suspensions and could be subject to further punishment after the final decision. 

- Advertisement -
spot_img
Arsh Das
Arsh Das
A music enthusiast, also passionate about football and bringing you the latest in the sporting world every day.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Articles

Bitdefender WW

More To Consider

Stay Connected

13,642FansLike
62FollowersFollow
161FollowersFollow
Myntra [CPS] IN

Hot Topics

spot_img

Latest Articles

Trending

Bigrock [CPS] IN

Featured

Adblocker detected! Please consider reading this notice.

We've detected that you are using AdBlock Plus or some other adblocking software which is preventing the page from fully loading.

We don't have any banner, Flash, animation, obnoxious sound, or popup ad. We do not implement these annoying types of ads!

We need money to operate the site, and almost all of it comes from our online advertising.

Please add technosports.co.in to your ad blocking whitelist or disable your adblocking software.

×