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Referee shoots dead soccer coach

Discussion in 'Other OSU and Professional Sports' started by ohiobuck94, Jul 25, 2004.

  1. ohiobuck94

    ohiobuck94 Buckeye Beach Bum

    Bummer :(

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) -- A South African soccer referee pulled a gun and shot dead a coach who questioned one of his rulings, police said on Sunday.

    Inspector Mali Govender of the Grahamstown police in the Eastern Cape province said a fight broke out after the referee gave a yellow warning card to a player in a local match on Saturday.

    "There was an altercation...and the referee became threatened when the other team approached him because they were angry," Govender said. "So he pulled out a gun and killed the coach of the visiting team."

    Govender said the coach died on the field while the referee fled the scene. Police were confident of making an arrest soon, she added.

    South Africa has one of the world's highest murder rates with an alarming 47.4 murders per 100,000 people, or eight times the figure for the United States.
  2. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    I was just about to link this with a reference to JoePa.
  3. JohnnyCockfight

    JohnnyCockfight Beer is God's proof that he loves us.

    But according to Michael Moore, America has the worst problems with guns and violence. I just don't know if I can trust the figures cited in that news release... :roll1:
  4. DiHard

    DiHard Guest

    johnny....moore argues that the murder rate among the american uneducated.. blacks, hispanics and women are amongst the worlds highest...

    or....he could have just said....those of you fucking stupid enough to not only listen to me, but believe me.......will buy my bullshit scare tactics about your future personal welfare....

    thanks for the money you dumbshits who listen to me.....
  5. ohiobuck94

    ohiobuck94 Buckeye Beach Bum


    ain't it the truth :)
  6. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    oh no i tripped and fell into the political debate forum

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