ISL 2016: Mumbai City FC fined by AIFF for clashes with Atletico de Kolkata players

The AIFF disciplinary committee fined Mumbai City FC Rs 5 lakh for 'team misconduct' during their ISL 2016 semi-final against Atletico de Kolkata (ATK).

PTI December 27, 2016 11:05:46 IST
ISL 2016: Mumbai City FC fined by AIFF for clashes with Atletico de Kolkata players

New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) disciplinary committee on Monday fined Mumbai City FC Rs 5 lakh for "team misconduct" during their Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final against Atletico de Kolkata (ATK).

The fine was imposed on the Mumbai outfit under the AIFF Disciplinary Code Article 53B.

ISL 2016 Mumbai City FC fined by AIFF for clashes with Atletico de Kolkata players

Mumbai City FC drew with Atletico de Kolkata in the 2nd leg of the semi-final, losing 2-3 on overall aggregate. ISL

Besides, the AIFF disciplinary committee also found Mumbai player Thiago Dos Santos Cunha guilty of misconduct against opponents and suspended him for four matches and fining him Rs 3 lakh under Code Article 49 'Misconduct Against Opponents'.

Another player Facundo Cardozo was also suspended for three games for post-match misconduct under Article 58 titled 'Offensive Behaviour and Fair Play'.

The organisation also suspended official Bhushan Tandel for five matches and fined Rs 2 lakh for misconduct against match officials under Article 60 titled 'Threats', aside from Article 58.

The incident began when the second leg of the semi-final between the two sides took an ugly turn after the final whistle following an altercation between ATK's Juan Belencoso and Leo Costa of Mumbai.

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