Mauritania President Orders Cup Final To Go On Penalties In 63rd Minute As He Was Getting Bored


Mauritania President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, reportedly ordered the country’s cup final to go to a penalty shootout in the 63rd minute, because  the match was becoming a source of boredom.

Mohamed, who presides over Mauritania, north Africa, was at the Super Cup match between FC Tevragh-Zeina and ACS Ksar.

Gazzetta reports has it that Aziz wasn’t enjoying the fixture, and 63 minutes in, with the scores locked at 1-1, he ordered penalties to be taken.

It’s claimed he was unhappy with the tempo of the match and didn’t want to risk the fixture going to extra-time and dragging on.

The match was won by Tevragh-Zeina on spot kicks, but Ksar fans were left fuming and since complained to the country’s FA – but they have not been favourably replied.

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