Posted: Monday, August 13, 2018. 5:20 p.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: Belize’s National Football Team has issued a statement on the assault of a female referee during a game yesterday.
According to reports, referee Yuri Daniels was reffing a game yesterday in San Andres Village, Corozal and during the match, she issued a red card to a male player.
The football player became furious and attacked Daniels by bursting her mouth and leaving her face swollen.
Pictures of Daniels swollen face swarmed social media today.
Daniels has since received overwhelming support on social media.
Belize’s National Football team stated, “We fully support you and admire how brave you are. #justiceforYURI”.
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