Undisciplined! That’s the only way to describe the action of Nigerian international and Fenerbahce forward, Emmanuel Emenike, and his actions could earn him some serious disciplinary actions.
Emenike during a Turkish league match on Sunday, angrily tore off his shirt and ran off the pitch, demanding to be substituted in the first half.
Why? Because his fans booed him for missing a chance they felt was very simple to put the home team away.
It took the intervention of Fenerbahçe manager Ismail Kartal and his technical staff to stop Emenike from walking down the tunnel. Kartal eventually managed to convince him to put his shirt back on and return to the game.
A former referee in Turkey Ahmet Çakar said Emenike deserved punishment for leaving the pitch and re-entering without permission. He said it was a technical error not to have booked the player, and that the action could mean a replay of the derby.
The 28-year-old has only scored four league goals for The Yellow Canaries this season.
Fenerbahçe eventually won the game courtesy of a 90th minute goal from Mousa Sow, but not before Kartal had substituted Emenike at the start of the second half.
The manager also gave Emenike a two-day leave to be spent in Nigeria during the international break.
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