FC Goa given more time to respond to ‘code breach’ charges

The commission has asked the ISL to furnish further evidence and witness submission by January 13, 2016. FC Goa management will subsequently be given two weeks time to study the evidences and make their final submission by January 27, 2016.

FC Goa coach Zico during the ISL final.   -  V. Sreenivasa Murthy

Indian Super League Regulatory Commission today met FC Goa representatives here for a preliminary hearing regarding the unsavoury incidents that happened after the ISL final on December 20.

The team was given three weeks’ extra time to respond to the charges levelled against them for breach of the Disciplinary Code of the All India Football Federation.

The commission has asked the ISL to furnish further evidence and witness submission by January 13, 2016. FC Goa management will subsequently be given two weeks time to study the evidences and make their final submission by January 27, 2016.

The League reiterated the charges as per the complaint filed by the League to the Regulatory Commission on December 22nd, 2015.

The final hearing is likely to be held on February 21, 2016. FC Goa is charged under various counts for actions by the team management, support staff and co-owners following the ISL 2015 final loss against Chennaiyin FC at the Nehru staium, Margoa.

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