Jamshedpur FC’s Gaurav Mukhi handed six-month suspension by AIFF

In a setback for Jamshedpur FC, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Disciplinary Committee has decided to hand forward Gourav Mukhi a six-month suspension with immediate effect for discrepancy in his registered age.

The young Jamshedpur forward was found guilty of on the basis of evidence presented by the player himself along with an admission. The Disciplinary Committee also took into account the statement made by the manager of the AIFF U16 Academy in 2015.

Mukhi made headlines when he scored in Jamshedpur’s 2-2 draw with Bengaluru FC with the Indian Super League (ISL) declaring him as the youngest ever goal-scorer (16-year-old) in the league’s history.

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