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Phiri Loses Appeal, Misses Cup Final

Lebogang Phiri Will Miss The Danish Cup Final

By Joe Crann - May 11, 2017 05:09 PM @YesWeCrann
Lebogang Phiri has been handed a big blow today after the Danish Football Association rejected his club’s appeal of his recent red card.
 
 
Phiri, 22, was shown a straight red card for a tackle on Janus Drachmann in their semi-final win over FC Midtjylland, however, the player and his club appealed the decision believing that it was too harsh.
 
The South African is believed to be playing his last season with the club as his current contract comes to an end, and the DBU Pokalen final against FC Copenhagen would’ve been the perfect send off for the fan favourite.
 
Brondby have already secured UEFA Europa League football next year after their impressive showing in the Superliga, with their four remaining league games merely a formality having guaranteed themselves a second place. 
 
 
Phiri will be devastated to miss the final as Brondby search for their first trophy since 2008, but the association’s decision is now final and his head coach will have to make do without his star South African.
 
The final will be played on May 25th, with Phiri’s last game at the club expected to be at home to Nordsjælland on May 28th unless Brondby manages to finally persuade him to stay on past the end of the season. 
 

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Mystique-Luu May 17, 2017 09:37 AM
Which channels do these matches play eintlik coz I hardly see them on Supersports
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Magebhula Sokzin May 16, 2017 07:47 AM
Influential indeed, future Bafana star
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Yongx May 12, 2017 07:35 AM
Ja ne
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TrevorvanWyk May 12, 2017 07:21 AM
Sometimes the things that we think are bad could be for our own protection. Who knows.... maybe you would have scored an own goal and created a penalty in the final?
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Tumza086 May 11, 2017 10:52 PM
He must come back home to pirates as we are in need of midfielders lyk him coz the ones we have don't even know to trap and pass the ball(issa sarr)
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Dr-barnes May 11, 2017 09:41 PM
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queenlathifa May 11, 2017 08:12 PM
Hade boi
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Myaka weliPhefeni May 11, 2017 06:09 PM
Indeed is a big blow for the team and him too and lets hope his gonna get a good offer sumwhere else in big league so he cn achiev more on his futball experience

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