Woman's top flight match in Bosnia marred by fights

Woman's top flight match in Bosnia marred by fights

- A female footballer could be banned for life for physically attacking an opponent

- Silvija Sekacic beat up Adnu Ljubanovic and landed several punches to her head

- The attack happened in the 13th round of matches between Zeljeznicar and Mladost

Women's football is generally considered less aggresive and more friendly than men's football but a new development suggests that's not the case.

A top flight match in Bosnia-Herzegovina proves women matches can be just as violent.

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Reports reaching NAIJ.com says Silvija Sekacic attacked Adnu Ljubanovic during a match between her club Zeljeznicar and Mladost.

Woman's top flight match in Bosnia marred by fights

Silvija Sekacic went MMA on her opponent

According to Drukjj.ba, Sillvija attacked her opponent in the round 13 fixture landing several punches to her victims head.

Woman's top flight match in Bosnia marred by fights

Sillvija was intent on causing harm

By the time the attacker's team-mates arrived on the scene, the situation had calmed down.

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“What words can you use to describe this act and yet stay polite? It is enough to say this kind of behaviour has nothing to do with common sense. People like Silvija don't belong in football and she deserves to be suspended for life,” Mladost said in a statement following the incident.

Woman's top flight match in Bosnia marred by fights

Teammates came to diffuse the situation

The disciplinary arm of the nation’s FA will decide whether to ban Sekacic from the game for life.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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