Guangzhou Evergrande's captain Zheng Zhi stamps on Henrique Da Oliveira Costa during a game against Guizhou Renhe on May 31, 2015. [Photo: sina.com]
Guangzhou Evergrande's captain Zheng Zhi has been suspended for three games and fined 15,000 yuan for stamping on Henrique Da Oliveira Costa during a game against Guizhou Renhe.
Zheng Zhi was summoned by the Chinese Football Association to Beijing for the hearing, but he did not attend.
Zheng has responded to the accusations that he performed the act with no intension to hurt anyone and simply was reaching for the ball.