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Ceesay's Zilina faces Uefa fine

Dec 14, 2010, 3:06 PM | Article By: Sainabou Kujabi

Momodou Ceesay's MSK Zilina and  Spartak Moscow willface a Uefa disciplinary hearings after a fiery UEFA Champions League clash.

Uefa has been forced into action after an incident-packed final Group F encounter in Slovakia that saw the players forced to leave the pitch for a short spell, according to skysports.

Zilina went close to drawing with Spartak Moscow in last Wednesday's Champions league game after opening the scores in the 48th minute at home Stadion Pod Dubnom.

But Spartak Moscow, who became the eventual 2-1 winners, have been charged over the improper conduct of their supporters after fans threw flares onto the pitch.

The Slovakian Champions Zilina failed to secure any point in the group stages of the UEFA Champions league with a record of six defeats to group mates.

Gambia international striker Momodou Ceesay featured for Zilina in the 69th minute of the tough and heated encounter which forced referee Kevin Blom to lead both sets of players off the pitch, with the Spartak side pleading to their travelling fans but to no avail.

Ceesay was influential in securing a qualification berth for his side in the Champions League 2010/2011.

Zilina now face a charge of insufficient organisation relating to the handling of the incident, which led to a 20-minute delay in proceedings.

The Zilina side themselves have also been hit with a separate count of improper conduct after their players racked up five yellow cards during the game.