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ISL: Undisciplined FC Goa mired in a new row

November 11, 2016 18:10 IST

Club fined Rs 4.4 lac, players suspended 

FC Goa manager Zico looks on

IMAGE: FC Goa manager Zico. Photograph: ISL

Indian Super League side FC Goa have been slapped with a fine of Rs 4,40,000 ($6,537) for two separate incidents of team misconduct while two of its players were suspended for two matches each for "offensive behaviour" by All India Football Federation's Disciplinary Committee.

Luciano Sabrosa and Rafael Dumas were found guilty of "Offensive Behaviour Towards Match Officials" under the AIFF Disciplinary Code Article 58 for aggressive attitude towards match referee during their match against Kerala Blasters on November 8 in Kochi.

"AIFF Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned a two match suspension with immediate effect to FC Goa players Luciano Sabrosa (Jersey no 4) and Rafael Dumas (Jersey no.5) for the Hero Indian Super League 2016," a statement from the ISL said.

"Both Luciano and Rafael will not be available for selection in today's (11th November) game (Match No. 36) against NorthEast United and the following 16th November game (Match No. 40) against Mumbai City FC, to be played at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Goa," it added.

"Additionally the Disciplinary Committee have fined FC Goa Rs 240,000 (Two Lac and Forty Thousand INR) Rs 200,000 (Two Lac INR) for two separate incidents of 'team misconduct' under Article 53 'A' and 53 'B' of the AIFF Disciplinary Code."

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