Turkish League Disciplinary Committee To Grill Osayi-Samuel For Beating Fan


Super Eagles Bright Osayi-Samuel, who plays for Fenerbahce, is set to appear before the Turkish Football Federation Disciplinary Committee for punching a pitch invader during a chaotic on-pitch brawl that occurred after Fenerbahce’s 3-2 victory over Trabzonspor in the Turkish Super Lig.

The Nigerian, alongside two of his Fenerbahce teammates, are to appear before the Disciplinary Committee for various offences.

In a video that went viral on social media, Osayi-Samuel was captured punching a pitch invader.

According to the Turkish Football News Update, ‘Trabzonspor has been referred for events on the field and not following guidelines. Trabzonspor trainer Egemen Korkmaz, Fenerbahce player Bright Osayi-Samuel, administrator Kursat Ciftlik and Okan Ozkan have been charged with fighting.

‘Fenerbahce players Jayden Oosterwelde and Irfan Can Egribat have been referred for fighting and anti-sportmanship actions.’

Recall, Osayi-Samuel who has been tipped to a move to the Premier League could face a lengthy ban of as much as 10 matches, according to the rules and regulations of the Turkish FA.