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WIFA suspends Football School of India for 1 year

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By PTI Updated: Jul 06, 2017 12:17 am
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Mumbai, July 5 (PTI): The Western India Football Association (WIFA) has suspended the Navi-Mumbai based Football School of India (FSI) for one year for “gross indiscipline”.
The suspension notice was communicated to the FSI vied a letter from WIFA dated July 4.
“The FSI, without obtaining the necessary permission from the WIFA, which is the governing body of football for Maharashtra, had participated in an illegal and unauthorised tournament in Goa in May,” a WIFA release said.
The decision to suspend it was taken by WIFA’s disciplinary committee, comprising WIFA general secretary Souter Vaz, WIFA CEO Henry Menezes, Mumbai District Football Association Secretary U Banerjee and WIFA head of referees Dhanraj More, the release added.
A representative from the FSI, who had attended the meeting, accepted that the school had committed serious indiscipline.

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By PTI Updated: Jul 06, 2017 12:17:39 am