Whitecaps FC midfielder Gershon Koffie suspended by the MLS Disciplinary Committee

Midfielder will miss Saturday's derby match in Portland

Whitecaps FC midfielder Gershon Koffie

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Bob Frid

VANCOUVER, BC - Vancouver Whitecaps FC midfielder Gershon Koffie has been given a one-match suspension and fined an undisclosed amount today by the MLS Disciplinary Committee for endangering the safety of his opponent, Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Andy Rose, in the 91st minute of the game on August 18, 2012. Koffie has also been fined an additional amount for making an improper gesture in the 91st minute.

Koffie will serve his suspension on Saturday night when Whitecaps FC take on Portland Timbers FC at JELD-WEN Field in Portland, Oregon, at 7:30 p.m. PT. TV: Sportsnet Pacific, Sportsnet ONE RADIO: TEAM 1410 and teamradio.ca ONLINE: live.mlssoccer.com MOBILE: bell.ca/mobiletv.