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ISL reverses match result after Mumbai City FC’s complain; Jamshedpur punished for ‘genuine mistake’

ISL reverses match result after Mumbai City FC’s complain; Jamshedpur punished for ‘genuine mistake’

Due to the ruling, Jamshedpur FC has been handed a 0-3 forfeit loss. The ISL standings have also been adjusted to reflect this revised scoreline.

In a dramatic turn of events, the Indian Super League (ISL) has reversed the result of the Matchweek 18 clash between Jamshedpur FC and Mumbai City FC. Following a protest from Mumbai City, the AIFF Disciplinary Committee ruled in their favor.

Mumbai City FC Files Protest

On March 8th, after their match against Jamshedpur FC in Jamshedpur, Mumbai City FC lodged a formal complaint with the AIFF. Their claim? Jamshedpur FC had fielded an ineligible player during the match.

AIFF rules in Mumbai City FC favor

After reviewing the protest and adhering to the ISL 2023-24 League Rules, the AIFF Disciplinary Committee sided with Mumbai City FC. This decision resulted in a significant penalty for Jamshedpur FC.

Jamshedpur FC Forfeits Match

Due to the ruling, Jamshedpur FC has been handed a 0-3 forfeit loss. The ISL standings have also been adjusted to reflect this revised scoreline.

The new ISL Table:

Jamshedpur FC acknowledges mistake

Jamshedpur FC released a statement acknowledging the incident. They admitted to fielding an ineligible player in the 87th minute of the match and expressed sincere apologies to their fans, players, and well-wishers.

Genuine Mistake, Not Intentional

The club emphasized that the error was unintentional and deeply regretted. They clarified it was a human error due to the red card incident and not a deliberate attempt to gain an advantage.

Looking Forward: Focus on Playoffs

Jamshedpur FC has vowed to learn from this mistake and work hard to achieve positive results in their remaining ISL matches. Their focus now shifts towards securing a playoff berth with the continued support of their loyal fanbase.

This turn of events highlights the importance of adhering to league regulations in the ISL. Jamshedpur FC’s error serves as a reminder of the consequences such mistakes can have.

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