The Player was cited by FFA under clause 9.40 (Obvious Error – FFA Citations) of the Hyundai A-League Disciplinary Regulations for the incident.
The Player pleaded guilty to the offence of “Assault on a Player (e.g. violent conduct when not challenging for the ball)”.
The Disciplinary Committee determined that the Player must serve a suspension of eight (8) matches.
The Player has the right to appeal the determination of the Disciplinary Committee. If the Player intends to do so, he must advise FFA within 7 days of receiving the written determination.