Coach banned for x-rated celebration

African Football

A football coach in the Zanzibar Premier League has been hit with a six-month suspension after wild celebrations directed at fans of his former team.

Manu Gamera of Miembeni Sports Club displayed several emotions last week that was seemingly bottled up after an acrimonious exit with his former club Jang’ombe.

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In one of the most bizarre incidents in African football, Gamera, clearly buoyed by his side's display at his former club's home turf, showcased some of the most daring celebrations you will ever see.

The coach not only did the iconic Bafétimbi Gomis crawling celebration after the opening goal but went on to display sexual thrusting towards supporters before dropping down his trousers.

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Tanzania Football Expert, Salim Said revealed Gamera attempted to dignify his actions after the game with a clear explanation.

"They rejected me by calling me an ape. Today the ape has taken off their clothes. And there's nothing they can do about it," Gamera explains.

"I'm their husband and I'm their dad."

Despite his claims, Gamera has been served with a six-month ban and a fine of $200 (R3000) for his flamboyant antics.

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