The All India Football Federation (AIFF) disciplinary committee has charged SC East Bengal player Antonio Perosevic with “violent conduct against referee” following his red card incident in an Indian Super League (ISL) match against NorthEast United FC on December 17.
The charge notice issued by the committee states Perosevic was “expelled for using excessive force against referee”.
He has been reported violating Article 48.1.2 of the AIFF Disciplinary Code.
The SC East Bengal player faces “sanctions for serious infringement punishable by an expulsion undertaken against match officials”, according to Article 50 of the Code.
Perosevic has been provided time till December 23 to submit a reply, defending his actions.
He will remain ineligible for selection as he serves an automatic one-match ban in SC East Bengal’s next game against Hyderabad FC on December 23.