Mohun Bagan banned for two years from I-league

Last Updated: Saturday, December 29, 2012 - 13:36

New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Saturday banned Mohun Bagan from the I-League for two years for abandoning a match mid-way against East Bengal in Kolkata Dec 9.

The I-League core committee met here and endorsed the report submitted by the one-man committee of A.K.Ganguly, a retired Supreme Court Judge.

Ganguly in his report said that Mohun Bagan`s decision for not playing the match after the interval cannot be supported on the grounds of Force Majeure and accordingly the club breached Regulation 22 of the I-League Regulation 2012-2013.


First Published: Saturday, December 29, 2012 - 13:41

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