Three players from Brunei’s representatives in Singapore’s S-League have been hit with lengthy bans after attacking the referee.
Brunei DPMM FC are in their first season in the city-state
but are now short of players after an incident on August 2 in the match with
Home United in Bandar Seri Begawan’s Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium.
The row started after the dismissal of DPMM captain Sallehuddin
The most serious ban was handed out to Croatian defender
Rene Komar, was rubbed out for 15 months after he punched the man in
Komar’s team-mates Pg Sallehuddin Damit and Yusof Salleh received
bans of 12 and six months respectively.
"We don't have the power to give a worldwide
ban," Singapore FA’s Disciplinary Committee (FAS DC) chairman K. Bala
Chandran told local media.
“For that, the FAS has to go through the Asian Football
Confederation and FIFA, but we are not recommending a worldwide ban. We are
guided by our past cases and precedents, and a one-year ban is a guide.”