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AIFF suspends three players for NorthEast United vs FC Goa game’s on-field incident

All India Football Federation (AIFF) Disciplinary Committee on November 24 handed out suspensions to FC Goa players Seiminlen Doungel and Hugo Boumous along with NorthEast United FC defender Kai Heerings for misconduct during Indian Super League match between NorthEast United FC and FC Goa played on November 1, at Guwahati.

Seiminlen Doungel has been suspended for three games, out of which the forward has already served one as a result of a direct red card against NorthEast United FC. After having missed FC Goa’s away trip to Mumbai City FC, Doungel will have to sit out the matches against Jamshedpur FC at home and Kerala Blasters away.

Hugo Boumous has received a two-game suspension and is ineligible to play in FC Goa’s next two games. Both Doungel and Boumous will be available for selection when FC Goa visits Hyderabad FC on December 8.

Similarly, NorthEast United FC’s Kai Heerings will also serve a two-game suspension for his involvement in the misconduct. The Dutch defender will have to sit out the games against Mumbai City FC (Home) and Jamshedpur FC (Away). Heerings will be available for selection next in NorthEast United FC’s home tie against ATK on December 7.


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