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The All India Soccer Federation on Friday rejected Kerala Blasters FC’s attraction in opposition to the Rs 4 crore nice imposed on them for misconduct and abandonment of their ISL playoff match in opposition to Bengaluru FC. The committee additionally rejected KBFC’s head coach Ivan Vukumanović’s attraction in opposition to the nice of Rs 5 lakh and a 10-game ban imposed on him. In each instances, the Enchantment Committee upheld the sooner selections of the Disciplinary Committee and had been requested to “pay the respective fines inside two weeks”. Their ISL playoff on March 3 sparked controversy as Kerala Blasters walked off the sector claiming that Sunil Chhetri’s profitable strike from an additional time freekick was not “reputable”.
They claimed that referee Crystal John didn’t blow the whistle earlier than Chhetri took the kick and the gamers weren’t prepared.
By advantage of their extra-time lead Bengaluru FC had been declared 1-0 winners and superior into the ISL semifinals.
“The attraction of the appellant workforce is denied and that Kerala Blasters FC is instructed to pay the nice of Rs 4 crore imposed by the Disciplinary Committee,” the Enchantment Committee said in its resolution.
On the attraction made by Ivan Vukumanović, the Enchantment Committee stated: “