Ali Fahour Pleads Guilty

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Former AFL diversity officer Ali Fahour has pleaded guilty to to recklessly causing injury after the on-field punch that got him sacked earlier this year.

Two other charges stemming from the same incident were withdrawn.

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Fahour face Heidelberg Magistrates’ Court today, charged with recklessly causing injury, intentionally causing injury, and unlawful assault.

The second two charges were dismissed.

He was playing for West Preston-Lakeside in the Northern Football League when amateur vision appeared to catch him landing a punch on Whittlesea player Dale Saddington.

Fahour was initially given a red card and automatic two match ban, before the NFL tribunal increased his ban to 14 matches.

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