Ana Paula Rodrigues Belo of Hypo Niederösterreich suspended for one match.
The EHF Court of Handball has suspended Ana Paula Rodrigues Belo of Hypo Niederösterreich for unsportsmanlike conduct.
The EHF Court of Handball has reached a decision following disciplinary proceedings against Ana Paula Rodrigues Belo of Hypo Niederösterreich.
The player received a direct disqualification in the last minute of her team’s EHF Women's Champions League match against Randers HK on 8 October 2011.
The panel of the EHF Court of Handball found that the action of Ana Paula Rodrigues Belo against player number twenty from Randers HK in the 60th minute of the match were "unsportsmanlike conduct".
She will be sanctioned with a one match suspension based on article B.1 of the EHF List of Penalties. The player will therefore not be eligible to play for Hypo Niederösterreich in the next EHF Women's Champions League match against Randers HK, taking place in Randers on 30 October 2011.
An appeal to the EHF Court of Appeal may be lodged by the player and/or her club by 26 October 2011.
An appeal may not suspend the effects of the decision made by the EHF Court of Handball.
TEXT: Andrew McSteen