Match referee shows red card to Antonio Perosevic of SC East Bengal during match against NorthEast United | Photo: ISL

SC East Bengal player Antonio Perosevic has been handed a five-match ban by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) disciplinary committee for his violent conduct during a match against NorthEast United FC.

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Antonio Perosevic has also been ordered to pay a fine of Rs 1 lakh for his “violent conduct towards match official” during the 2021-22 Indian Super League (ISL) game against NorthEast United FC.

In the terms of the decision passed by the disciplinary committee on December 28, Perosevic has been informed that a “repeat violation may be met with more severe punishment”.

“The player and the club have 10 days should they wish to lodge an appeal,” a press release from the ISL said.

Perosevic has already served his automatic one-match suspension. The player is eligible for selection next against Hyderabad FC on January 24, 2022.

Antonio Perosevic, who was shown a red card during the match, was earlier served a show-cause notice for his action.

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