The EHF Court of Handball has made a decision regarding disciplinary proceedings against the coach Jakob Vestergaard from Oltchim Rm. Valcea
The EHF Court of Handball has released a decision following disciplinary proceedings against the coach Jakob Vestergaard from Oltchim Rm. Valcea.
The Coach made a derogatory remark regarding the referees’ decisions during a team timeout at the 38”53 minute of the 2012/13 Women’s EHF Champions League Group A match between Hypo Niederösterreich and Oltchim Rm. Valcea which took place in Vienna, Austria on 11 November 2012 and was broadcast live.
The EHF Court of Handball, pursuant to article B.3 of the EHF List of Penalties, imposed a warning on the coach for improper conduct towards EHF referees and derogatory remarks that could damage the image of handball.
The EHF Court of Handball panel wishes to underline that timeouts are integral parts of the matches. Consequently, remarks and statements made during timeouts infringing the applicable regulations may be subject to disciplinary proceedings leading to penalties.
Vestergaard is therefore eligible to take part in Oltchim Rm. Valcea’s next Women’s EHF Champions League match which will take place on 3 February 2013.
TEXT: EHF / cor