CR7 is currently back in his motherland, Portugal, to fulfill his duty towards it. Therefore, the prominent Al Nassr skipper will not be seen donning his league role for approximately two weeks now. However, upon return, Ronaldo might not be able to have two of his teammates alongside him due to their disgraceful behavior.
The Suspension & Bad News
The first player who is facing the Saudi League officials’ wrath is Sultan Al-Ghannam. Ghannam is currently facing a four-match suspension following an incident during the Al Nassr vs Abha game. Following the incident, Sultan is currently facing a four-game suspension. Two Roshn Saudi League against Damac and Al Feiha, respectively. An AFC Champions League game against Al Duhail, and finally, a King’s Cup match against Al Ettifaq.
The second player who is facing suspension is midfielder Abdulaziz Al-Eliwa. Unlike Sultan, Eliwa is just facing a two-game suspension. The suspension was initiated after disgraceful behavior in a youth game against Ohod. Subsequently, the 19-year-old footballer is also facing a 10,000 riyal fine.
With CR7 gone and two key players suspended, things can get hairy for Al Nassr, as there is still a long season ahead. Fans, as well as officials, are very concerned for the team because the team is facing major losses in the form of players. So it is just a matter of time before we see the effects of these suspensions taking their toll on the team as a whole following our page for more sports-related content.