• Home
  • Topics
  • Sports
  • AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee bans a player for Anti-doping rule violation

AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee bans a player for Anti-doping rule violation

AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee bans a player for Anti-doping rule violation

Press Release

6th April 2021

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Disciplinary and Ethics Committee has banned the Brazilian player, Mr. Avelino Coelho Jakson, from taking part in any kind of football-related activity (which includes, inter alia, all domestic, international, friendly and official fixtures) for four (4) years for violating Article 6 of the AFC Anti-Doping Regulations 2019.

Mr. Avelino Coelho Jakson was found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation following doping control testing undertaken at the AFC Champions League 2020 Group Stage (East) match between Chiangrai United (THA) and Melbourne Victory (AUS) on November 30, 2020.

The AFC remains committed in its stance to keep football free from doping and in upholding the integrity of the sport.

 

Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment.

Courses

Legal Advisors

Upcoming Events

There are no up-coming events

Copyright © LawInSport Limited 2010 - 2021. These pages contain general information only. Nothing in these pages constitutes legal advice. You should consult a suitably qualified lawyer on any specific legal problem or matter. The information provided here was accurate as of the day it was posted; however, the law may have changed since that date. This information is not intended to be, and should not be used as, a substitute for taking legal advice in any specific situation. LawInSport is not responsible for any actions taken or not taken on the basis of this information. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website.