ISL 2019-20: AIFF serves show cause notice to FC Goa's Doungel and Boumous

Indian Super League club FC Goa, its players Seiminlen Doungel and Hugo Boumous, and masseur have received a show cause notice from the AIFF.

Seiminlen Dounge receives marching orders during FC Goa's ISL 2019-20 clash against NorthEast United.   -  ISL MEDIA

The All India Football Federation's (AIFF) disciplinary committee has issued show cause notices to Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa, its players Seiminlen Doungel and Hugo Boumous, and masseur Rajesh Pandidhar for their misconduct during the ISL 2019-20 match against NorthEast United FC on November 1, at Guwahati.

The committee has asked the two players and the team masseur to explain why no action should be taken against them, in accordance with the regulatory provisions of the AIFF Disciplinary Code.

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FC Goa has also been served with a similar show cause notice for failing to control its substitute players and officials from entering the Field of Play without permission and participating in the incident. The club, its players and the support staff have been given time until November 9 to respond.

Meanwhile, Doungel and masseur Pandidhar will serve an automatic one-match ban for receiving a direct red card for the incident and will miss FC Goa’s game against Mumbai City FC on November 7 at the Mumbai Football Arena.

Missed the game? From the late drama that saw red cards flying to a thrilling equaliser in the death, here's a recap of the NorthEast United vs FC Goa tie on our podcast - The Full Time Show.


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