Ali Fahour Penalty Handed Down

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Ali Fahour Penalty Handed Down

UPDATE:

Ali Fahour has stepped down from his role as Diversity Manager after receiving a 14 week ban at the tribunal this evening.

EARLIER:

AFL diversity manager Ali Fahour has been suspended for 14 matches from his local football league and will be deregistered.

The lengthy suspension automatically triggers a life ban for Fahour as he has exceeded the suspension threshold.

Fahour was playing for West Preston-Lakeside in the Northern Football League on Saturday when he rushed into a scuffle and punched Whittlesea defender Dale Saddington.

He already said he would plead guilty to the punch, which was caught on camera, before the league's tribunal convened on Wednesday.

- Triple M with AAP

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