SC East Bengal’s Antonio Perosevic has been hit with a five-match ban by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) disciplinary committee on Tuesday.
Perosevic has also been ordered to pay a fine of Rs 1 lakh for his ‘violent conduct towards match official’ during the Indian Super League (ISL) game against NorthEast United FC.
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In the terms of the decision passed by the disciplinary committee, Perosevic has been informed that a ‘repeat violation may be met with more severe punishment’. The player and the club have 10 days to lodge an appeal.
Perosevic has already served his automatic one-match suspension. The player is eligible for selection next against Hyderabad FC on January 24.