Football: NFL clubs, players fined and suspended

NFL Division Two club Kembangan was fined $5,000, and Admiralty, who won the physical encounter 4-2, $4,000. Both clubs had five points deducted, although this did not affect their league positions.
NFL Division Two club Kembangan was fined $5,000, and Admiralty, who won the physical encounter 4-2, $4,000. Both clubs had five points deducted, although this did not affect their league positions. PHOTO: ST FILE

FAS deals with Admiralty, Kembangan and Gymkhana's Jufri after violence in matches

For the third time in just over 12 months, players from the amateur National Football League (NFL) have been fined and suspended following a violent incident in a game.

Punishments for NFL Division Two clubs Admiralty CSC and Kembangan United, along with a total of seven players, were meted out on Nov 13 following an incident in the 88th minute of a Sept 12 league fixture at the Jalan Besar Stadium.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 30, 2018, with the headline 'NFL clubs, players fined, suspended'. Print Edition | Subscribe