The disciplinary committee of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has asked Indian footballing giants, Mohun Bagan to clear contractual dues of four players within a period of 30 days - failing which they would be forced to impose a transfer ban of two successive windows on the club.
As per the Times of India, the case relates to four former Bagan players Raju Gaikwad, Darren Caldiera, Ricardo Cardozo, Abhishek Ambekar, and former manager, Khalid Jamil who were not paid their money as per the contract.
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The disciplinary committee under the chairman Ushanat Banerjee met on Saturday, where they decided it will apply to any team and whatever name they play in any AIFF tournament while also directing the club management to pay a fine of Rs 3 Lakh.
Bagan for their part have confirmed that they will clear the dues as soon as possible, releasing a statement stating, "We have come to know that the AIFF Disciplinary Committee has directed us to clear dues to certain players and coach... We would like to assure that the due payments would be made within the stipulated time as mentioned by the AIFF Disciplinary Committee."
The disciplinary committee has asked all concerned parties to depose on Saturday, with Jamil revealing that the club had paid him Rs 4 Lakh with an assurance that all his dues will be cleared by early March.