Referee assault case: MDFA bans Mumbai City FC U-18 team, fined Rs 10 lakh

Updated: Dec 16, 2019, 09:37 IST | A correspondent |

Team coach Mohan Das and assistant coach Suprith Jathana have also been suspended for a period of one year and fined an amount of Rs 25,000 each

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The Mumbai City FC U-18 team has been suspended for the rest of the season and slapped with a fine Rs 10 lakh. 10 players suspended The goalkeeper coach Abdul Qadeer and physio Jay Singh, coach Mohan Das, assistant coach Suprith Jathana and 10 players have also been suspended and fined R5,000 each.

The Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) Disciplinary Committee took this decisions during their meeting at the Cooperage ground on Sunday. Present at the meeting was Souter Vaz, Chairman, Darryl D'Souza, Secretary, Sudhakar Rane, Treasurer, Udyan Banerjee and senior executive committee members Salim Ansari, Nasir Hussain and Ajit Sawant.

The decision were taken on the basis of the report by match officials that after the conclusion of the MDFA Elite Division match played between Karnatak SA and Mumbai City FC U-18, played on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at the Neville D'Souza ground, Bandra (W). It was reported that officials of your team abused, spat on the referee, humiliated and physically assaulted the match official, assistant referee Umesh Patel.

Coach, physio punished Goalkeeping coach Abdul Kadir S and physio Jay Singh have both have been suspended for a period of five years and has imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 each. Team coach Mohan Das and assistant coach Suprith Jathana have also been suspended for a period of one year and fined an amount of Rs 25,000 each.

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