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Indonesian player punches referee

April 23, 2013
By ESPN staff
An Indonesian footballer faces a heavy punishment after punching a referee in the face during a Super League match on Sunday.

The incident happened when the official awarded a penalty to Pelita Bandung late in their game against Persiwa Wamena with the scores at 1-1.

Footage showed that, after the spot-kick had been given, Wamena player Pieter Rumaropen ran up behind referee Muhaimin and punched him.

Muhaimin was taken to hospital, suffering excessive bleeding from ...

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