Mohun Bagan's Odafa gets one-match ban

After taking into consideration an unconditional apology from Mohun Bagan player Odafa Okolie, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) imposed on him an additional one-match ban in the I-League, also imposing a fine of Rs.1,50,000.

AIFF's disciplinary committee comprising N.A. Khan (Chairman), Rakesh Bakshi, Uma Prasad Mukherjee, Premashis Chowdhury and D.S. Sivaswamy met at the Football House here Monday reviewing all the documents, the video of the I-League match between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan played Dec 9 and interrogated Odafa, who was present at the hearing.

The committee has directed that Odafa be allowed to play only after paying the necessary fine.

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