Borneo FC Appeals for Diego Michels Sentenced to Six Stands

The management of Borneo FC appealed the punishment that befell Diego Michels. Discipline Commission (Komdis) PSSI sentenced a ban on playing in six games for the full-back.

Komdis PSSI sanctions this heavy because Diego gore referee Muhammad Agung in the game Borneo FC counter Arema FC in the 17th week of League 1 at Kanjuruhan Stadium, Malang regency, Sunday (07/30/2017). The punishment is counted since the fight against Borneo FC PS TNI at week 19, Sunday (08/13/2017).

Borneo FC manager Farid Abubakar said they filed an appeal after reflecting on the penalties received by striker Persela Lamongan, Ivan Carlos. With a similar case, the team’s foreign players nicknamed Laskar Joko Tingkir it received a lighter penalty.

“Marcel Sacramento (Semen Padang) has six matches, but the Persela is only five games, which is different, which will be discussed at the PSSI exco meeting,” said Farid Abubakar on Thursday (17/08/2017).

“The intimidation is the same as all the punishment, but we are appealing to Komdis and hopefully to reduce Diego’s punishment,” Farid said.

Anticipating Diego is likely to be absent in time lana, Borneo FC immediately moved quickly by borrowing full-back Persija Jakarta, Arthur Irawan.