Muntari’s ban rescinded by Italian federation

Enrico Locci/Getty Images
0 Comments

Sulley Muntari won’t be suspended after walking off the pitch against Cagliari.

[ MORE: Messi’s four-game suspension lifted by FIFA ]

The Italian federation announced on Friday that the Pescara midfielder won’t have to serve his one-match ban for walking off the field in last week’s match.

The 32-year-old Ghanaian was shown two yellow cards against Cagliari, with the first coming after Muntari protested to the referee about receiving racial abuse from the stadium’s fans.

Muntari ultimately walked off the field as a statement against the alleged racist acts, earning him a second yellow card from the head official.

Pescara will host Crotone on Sunday.