Lebanon five-eighth Adam Doueihi was sensationally sent off after an altercation with referee Grant Atkins, which involved trainer Robbie Farah in their 34-12 loss to New Zealand.
In the 59th minute of Lebanon’s World Cup opener against the Kiwis, Atkins marched Doueihi after he and Robbie Farah reportedly exchanged words with the referee.
Andrew Voss summed up the confusion surrounding the bizarre send-off in the commentary box.
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“I think the trainer Robbie Farah has been sent off here,” Voss said.
“Robbie Farah has been sent off by referee Atkins.
“Well this is interesting Adam Doueihi is going to the sideline. What has happened here?
“Doueihi has been sent off. Adam Doueihi has gone off…