Dabang Mumbai coach Valentin Altenburg suspended for one match
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS): The disciplinary committee of the Hockey India League (HIL) Thursday suspended Dabang Mumbai head coach Valentin Altenburg for "inappropriately disputing the decisions made by officials" during a match between Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh Wizards in Mumbai Wednesday.
"The disciplinary committee met yesterday (Wednesday) to discuss the incident where Valentin Altenburg was found to have breached the code of conduct during the ongoing match. During the meeting, Valentin Altenburg accepted his provocative behaviour, leading to the disciplinary committee handing a one-match suspension to the head coach," said an HIL statement.
Altenburg will not sit for the next match against Kalinga Lancers, scheduled for Friday in Bhubaneswar.