The controversy continues within the Zamalek club due to the crisis of the player Mahmoud Abdel Razek Shikabala, due to the 8-month suspension penalty. Obtaining a statement that the player was not investigated, in order to prove the incident and reduce the penalty, based on a recommendation from the Arbitration and Settlement Center.
The recommendation came from the Arbitration and Settlement Committee last Tuesday, when it asked Shikabala’s lawyer to submit papers stating that the player had not been investigated before issuing an 8-month suspension sentence against him, following an argument that occurred between him and Ahmed Mujahid, after which the penalty was reduced to 8 matches and a fine of 250 thousand pounds instead of 500 thousand pounds.
Indeed, Kamal Shoaib, the player’s lawyer, was present during the past hours inside the Zamalek club and obtained evidence that the club did not receive a notification to investigate the player. Shikabala, and the lawyer called the police for help.
In the midst of a strong insistence from the Football Association, which may seem “obstinate” against the player, Shikabala’s lawyer made a case record because he did not obtain evidence of investigations, and the Legal Counsel of the Football Association replied that they would submit the papers themselves at the investigation session on October 17, and from what is mentioned The Football Association decided to punish the player in light of the events that followed the match between Zamalek and Al-Ahly Bank, and the verbal entanglement between him and Ahmed Mujahid, head of the Football Association, despite Ahmed Mujahid’s assertion in his statement that Shikabala did not insult him, but told him, “You are Ahlawy.”