Seiminlen Doungel of FC Goa receives a red card from the referee during match against NorthEast United FC at Guwahati on November 1, 2019

All India Football Federation (AIFF) Disciplinary Committee on November 6 served show-cause notices to club FC Goa, its players Seiminlen Doungel and Hugo Boumous and masseur Rajesh Pandidhar for misconduct during Indian Super League match against NorthEast United FC played on November 1 in Guwahati.

The Disciplinary Committee asked the two players and the team masseur to show-cause as to why no action should be taken against them, in accordance with the regulatory provisions of the AIFF Disciplinary Code. The club 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, an official statement said.

The club, its players and support staff have been given deadline till November 9 to respond.

Meanwhile, Seiminlen Doungel and masseur Rajesh Pandidhar will serve an automatic one-match ban for receiving direct Red Card for the incident, missing out on selection for FC Goa’s game against Mumbai City FC on November 7.

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