Tunisia appeal to CAS over Nations Cup sanctions

Referee Rajindraparsad Seechurn, second from right, is shielded by security personal against the Tunisia’s player at the end of the African Cup of Nations quarter final soccer match against Equatorial Guinea in Bata, Jan. 31, 2015.

Tunisia followed Morocco to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday as the recriminations continued following a chaotic African Nations Cup tournament.

Beaten 2-1 by hosts Equatorial Guinea in a tumultuous quarter-final, Tunisia appealed against a ruling which ordered them to apologize for accusing the Confederation of African Football (CAF) of bias, CAS said in a statement.

Tunisia have been told by CAF that they will be kicked out of the qualifying competition for the next Nations Cup in 2017 if they do not back down by the end of next month.
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Source News: Alarabiya
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