East Bengal defender Mondal suspended for two matches
East Bengal on Saturday suffered a blow in their quest for I-League title as their key defender Arnab Mondal was suspended by All India Football Federation for two matches for using “aggressive/abusive words” against Mohun Bagan striker Cornell Glen during the Kolkata derby in Siliguri last week.
The AIFF Disciplinary Committee took the action against India international Mondal on the basis of a complaint lodged against him.
Mohun Bagan’s Trinidad and Tobago striker Cornell had charged that Mondal hurled a racist remark at him during the Kolkata Derby in Siliguri last Saturday, which East Bengal had won 2-1. Bagan had made a complaint to the AIFF and Mondal was a notice.