Di Balik Dua Kartu Merah dalam MavFutsal 2018

Ketegangan mulai terasa saat wasit meniup peluit yang menandakan dimulainya pertandingan semi-final antara tim futsal jurnalis Kemenpora FC dengan CNN Indonesia FC.

Kedua tim saling memperebutkan satu tempat di babak final MavFutsal 2018, sebuah pertandingan futsal yang Maverick selenggarakan untuk berbagi kesenangan sekaligus melepas kepenatan teman-teman jurnalis dari rutinitas harian yang padat.

Ketegangan bertambah saat CNN Indonesia FC mampu melesatkan gol pertama ke gawang Kemenpora FC. Menjelang menit-menit penghabisan babak pertama, situasi makin memanas dan kedua tim pun saling menyahut dengan kata-kata yang memancing emosi. Semakin memanas hingga berakhir dengan salah satu pemain Kemenpora FC menampar pemain CNN Indonesia FC. Wasit pun melakukan intervensi dan menghadiahkan dua kartu merah untuk dua pemain yang berseteru.

Hukuman pelanggaran tampaknya belum berhasil mengendalikan suasana karena salah satu pemain justru berteriak: “Habis ini kita ngobrol di luar!”

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Behind the Two Red-Cards in MavFutsal 2018

There was tension in the air when the referee blew his whistle to start the semi-final match between journalist futsal teams Kemenpora FC and CNN Indonesia FC.

At stake was a place in the finals of MavFutsal 2018, a friendly competition that we in Maverick organized to allow our hardworking journalist friends to have some fun and let off some steam from their rigorous schedules.

Steam, however, was building up in the Kemenpora-CNN game after he latter scored the first goal. Toward the last minutes of the first half a heated exchange of words could be heard from players from both sides. This soon escalated, and a Kemenpora Player slapped a CNN player. The referee intervened, stopped the game and issued a red card to both of them.

That didn’t help to cool things down and one of them was heard to have muttered: “After this, let’s have a talk outside!”

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