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Three Jeju United players receive bans for violent conducts

Asian Football Federation (AFC) imposes measures on six cases for violent conducts in AFC Champions League fixture between Urawa Red Diamonds and Jeju United on 31 May.

In an urgent meeting on Thursday evening, the AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee issued a six-month suspension and a USD20,000 fine for Jeju player Cho Yong Hyung.

His team-mates Baek Donggyu and Kweon Hanjin were ordered to serve suspensions from AFC, including a three-month and two-match bans respectively. Along with the match suspension, both also have to pay the fine.

Those Jeju players have been banned for violently abusing referee and opponent players in the 119th-minute expulsion of the match, and a post-match incident between both teams.

On the other hand, Jeju United were fined USD40,000 and Urawa Red Diamonds were fined USD20,000 for the participation of their team official delegations in a post-match brawl.