AMFA suspend two players for derogatory comments on social media

The two players belonging to Khetri Iril Mapal Youth Club are Ng Prem Singh and T Surjakanta Singh.


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The All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) has suspended two players for a period of one year for allegedly posting derogatory comments on social media regarding their non-inclusion in the third phase of the probable list of the Santosh Trophy squad.

The two players belonging to Khetri Iril Mapal Youth Club are Ng Prem Singh and T Surjakanta Singh.

General secretary AMFA L Jyotirmoy Roy stated the Disciplinary Committee of the Association had examined the letter submitted by the Technical Committee regarding the matter.

Having discussed the issue thoroughly, it was found out that the two players had uploaded defamatory and derogatory words against the Technical Committee of AMFA for not selecting them in the third phase of Coaching cum Trial Selection of National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy, he stated.

He further stated that the Disciplinary Committee further observed that the comments are not only tarnishing the image of AMFA but also hurts the sentiment of all football lovers of Manipur.

Hence, the two players Ng Prem Singh and T Surjakanta Singh of KIYC team will be suspended for a period of one year with immediate effect for showing indiscipline, unsporting behaviour against the Association, he added.

First Published:Oct. 7, 2021, 9:46 p.m.

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