Football’s world body FIFA has banned Indian Super League club Kerala Blasters FC from signing players from the coming transfer window after receiving complaints about unpaid wages.
“The list includes Kerala Blasters, East Bengal and Churchill (I-League team) but it is only an issue of making the payment (to players),” Kushal Das, the AIFF general secretary, told The Hindu on Tuesday evening.
“I think there are three or four clubs, I don’t remember the exact details since it comes to our legal department. Whoever has not made the payment, it is there and once you make the payment the ban will be lifted.”
The FIFA acts when players complain when terms of their contract are not fulfilled by clubs.
“They have specified the foreign player (who has complained to FIFA),” said Das. In Blasters’ case, one learns that…