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Gurpreet Suspended For 2 Matches And Fined 3 Lakhs

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Gurpreet Suspended for 2 matches & fined 3 lakhs


Bengaluru FC player, Jersey No. 1 Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has been handed a two-match suspension and fine of INR 3 Lakhs with immediate effect for the Hero Indian Super League 2017-18 season.

This is due to the collision with Manuel Lanzarote in the 35th minute where Gurpreet only tried to clear the ball. The clash between them sent the ball away from Goal but the tackle made manuel angry who barged into Gurpreet for a push. Gurpreet’s push and a wack on the face brought down Manuel inside the BFC’s box. Refree sighted it well and gave marching off orders to Gurpreet.

Gurpreet Singh

All India Football Federation (AIFF) Disciplinary Committee today announced the decision on the breach of AIFF Disciplinary Code Article 49 (misconduct against opponents or person other than match officials), based on the Referee’s report of violent conduct by Gurpreet Singh Sandhu in Hero ISL Match No. 12 played between FC Goa and Bengaluru FC on 30 November 2017 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Goa.

“Mr. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Player (Jersey No. 1) of Bengaluru FC is fined Rs 3,00,000 (three Lac INR) and is suspended for 2 (two) matches of Bengaluru FC, from the date of this decision. The amount should be deposited to All India Football Federation within 10 days from the date of communication of this decision and until such payment, the Match suspension to continue, over and above 2 Match suspension,” quotes AIFF Disciplinary Committee report.

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu will sit out for Bengaluru FC’s two upcoming away games, against NorthEast United FC (Friday, 8 December at Guwahati) and FC Pune City (Thursday, 14 December at Pune).

He will be back on the field in the match against CFC on 17th December 2017 in Bengaluru.