Bengaluru FC goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has been handed a two-match suspension and fine of INR 3 Lakhs with immediate effect for the Indian Super League 2017/18 season.
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 ISL Match No. 12 played between FC Goa and Bengaluru FC on November 30, 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, December 8, at Guwahati) and FC Pune City (Thursday, December 14, at Pune).