Tunisian media have announced heavy penalties against Algerian referee Mehdi Abid Charef after his controversial performance in the African Champions League first leg final.
Mehdi Abid Charef would also be deprived of the World Club scheduled for December, according to these sources. The man in black whistled two severe penalties for Al Ahly after consulting the VAR. His decisions influenced the fate of the first leg of the African Champion's League final. Al Ahly won the first leg 3-1 at home in Egypt
Since then, it has been the subject of a real media campaign in Tunisia. The Tunisian federation also asked for sanctions against the Algerian referee