MLS Disc. Committee suspends Koffie, Camara, Bernardez
Following several on-field incidences over the weekend, the MLS Disciplinary Committee on Tuesday issued one-game suspensions to Vancouver's Gershon Koffie, Montreal's Hassoun Camara and San Jose's Victor Bernardez.
WATCH: Koffie sees yellow for tackle on Rose
The Whitecaps will be without midfielder Koffie on Saturday when they travel south to JELD-WEN Field to take on the Portland Timbers (10:30 pm ET, watch LIVE online). He was suspended and fined an undisclosed amount for endangering the saftey of his opponent, Seattle's Andy Rose in the 91st minute of their Aug. 18 match. Koffie has also been fined an undisclosed amount for making an improper gesture in the 91st minute.
In addition to his mandated one-game red-card suspension, Montreal will be without defender Hassoun Camara for an additional game for his violent conduct against Steven Lenhart in the 19th minute of the Impact's 3-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes at Stade Saputo on Saturday night. Camara, who was also fined an undisclosed amount, will be available for selection again for Montreal when the Impact head to Chicago on Sept. 15.
WATCH: Camara, Lenhart sent off for altercation
San Jose defender Victor Bernardez will be suspended for his team's Saturday match vs. Colorado (10:30 pm ET, watch LIVE online) for endangering the safety of his opponent, Montreal's Lamar Neagle, in the 25th minute. Bernardez was also fined an undisclosed amount.
Fines collected will be donated to the charitable partners of MLS W.O.R.K.S. and the MLS Players Union.