Tuesday, March 15, 2022 – 10:10 pm
DUBAI, 15th March / WAM / The Disciplinary Committee of the Emirates Football Association has taken a number of disciplinary decisions regarding the events that occurred after the Al Wahda and Al Ain match in the 19th round of the ADNOC Professional League, which was held at Al Wahda Stadium last Saturday.
During its meeting today at the headquarters of the Dubai Football Association, and after looking at the report of the match observer, the committee decided to issue a warning to Al Ain club players Sufian Rahimi, Khaled Issa and Nasser Al Shukaili, and fined each player “25 thousand dirhams.”
Al Wahda club player Ismail Matar was also punished with a two-match suspension and a fine of “200,000 dirhams” for assaulting the opposing team player without a ball.
The committee also decided to punish Al-Ain club player Eric Jurgens with a three-match suspension and a fine of “150,000 dirhams” for assaulting one of the auxiliary elements in the stadium, “a security person”. With the aforementioned player and his assault on Al Wahda fans, and an attempt to attack the technical staff of the club itself.
The committee also punished Al Wahda and Al Ain clubs by playing four matches on their stadiums without an audience in the ADNOC Professional League competition, because some of their fans exchanged throwing liquid containers and throwing them on the field, deviating from the sportsmanship and going down to the field and uttering inappropriate words.
It is worth noting that the committee held its meeting under the chairmanship of Counselor Saeed Al-Houti, with the participation of Hamdan Al-Zyoudi, Vice Chairman of the Committee, Hassan Al-Shaibani, Abdullah Al-Hammadi and Salman Al-Taweel, members of the Committee, and Shadi Medhat as Rapporteur.
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