All India Football Federation may review ban decision, Mohun Bagan hopeful

Asked if the AIFF was considering to amend its rule book if they were found too harsh, Das said: "Obviously we will look into them. This is the first time that such an incident has happened. Now we have a case where a club cannot play top-flight football for four years and also we want more corporate teams in the I-League. So, somewhere there is a disconnect.

updated: January 14, 2013 18:32 IST
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New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is willing to re-look into its rule book after Mohun Bagan appealed against the two-year ban slapped on it by the game's supreme body for abandoning an I-League match midway against East Bengal.

The AIFF executive committee will meet here Tuesday to consider Mohun Bagan's appeal. What may go in favour of Mohun Bagan is that the executive committee also remains divided over the ban.

On the eve of the meeting, AIFF secretary general Kushal Das told IANS: "Football is governed by a set of rules. Some time rules can be harsh. The executive committee has been given the powers to look into the decision."

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