The All India Football Federation on Monday disqualified Kashmir’s Hyderya Sports FC from the upcoming I-League Qualifiers for producing bank guarantee, which was “not genuine”.
One of the highest personal golf equipment of Kashmir, Hyderya Sports had made the minimize for the I-League Qualifiers after J & Okay Bank, the group toppers within the JKFA Professional League, couldn’t apply for being an institutional workforce.
The nationwide federation mentioned that the Club’s participation has been withdrawn after an enquiry revealed that the bank guarantee given by them was not real.
“AIFF would like to inform all the stakeholders of Hero I League Qualifiers 2021 (the “League”) that upon receiving several complaints regarding the genuineness of a bank guarantee submitted by Hyderya Sports Kashmir FC, the AIFF initiated an enquiry into the matter,” the AIFF acknowledged.
“The inquiry revealed that the bank guarantee so received was not genuine and that the bank guarantee was never officially issued by the bank named therein.”
The bank guarantee was one of many obligatory necessities to be eligible to take part within the League, which was to be submitted inside a specified timeline.
“The said timeline now stands elapsed and the mandatory requirement has not been fulfilled by the said club. In light of the same, Hyderya’s participation in the League stands withdrawn with immediate effect.”
The AIFF said it would not make any further statement on the matter.
“Furthermore, the AIFF reserves its rights to provoke disciplinary proceedings in opposition to the membership,” it added.
Hyderya have been slated to kickstart the I-League Qualifiers taking over Madan Maharaj FC in Bangalore on October 4.
Without the Kashmir outfit, the group A will now have 4 groups — Rajasthan United FC, Ryntih SC, Madan Maharaj FC and FC Bengaluru United.
Group B contains Corbett FC, Kenkre Sports, ARA FC, Kerala United FC and Delhi FC.
Top two groups from every group will make the ultimate spherical the place they are going to face one another in a round-robin format to resolve the toppers, who can be promoted to the I-League. PTI TAP AT AT