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EGYPT: Suspension for “Captain America”

Zamalek’s player Mohamed ‘Risha’ Abdel-Salam has been suspended by the Egyptian Handball Association (EHA) on Sunday for wearing an American flag T-shirt – “Captain America” costume.

The former international player was wearing the shirt, which featured an American flag design during his side celebrations after winning the African Club Championship .

“The Zamalek player was suspended and referred to investigation after wearing an American flag T-shirt,” wrote in the statement of EHA.

“We took this disciplinary decision to represent a deterrent to other players on international duties,” the statement added.

Zamalek won their ninth African title by beating Tunisian team Africain 35-22 in the final match.

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