Grisha awarded a controversial penalty to the Chipolopo of Zambia, late in the game, against the Super Eagles four minutes from time, which enabled the champions to draw level in the game at Mbombela Stadium.
A top official of the Confederation of African Football (CAF)
confirmed on Sunday that the 36-year old referee, who became an
international referee in 2008, will take no longer take part in the
on-going championship in South Africa.
“He has been sent home. He will have no further action at this Cup of
Nations. His decisions did not tally with best practices of the
refereeing profession and we would not allow anyone to start re-writing
the rules of the game here,” said the official.
The dismissal was confirmed in a statement signed by the Assistant
Media Director, for the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr Ademola