NEWS REPORT: Both players will be eligible to play for their national teams (the Netherlands, respectively Turkey) in the last round of the European qualification for the IHF World Championships 2015
No further sanctions for Haenen and Alican
The EHF Court of Handball has released decisions following disciplinary proceedings against the Dutch player Arjan Haenen and the Turkish player Göcmen Alican.
Haenen received a direct disqualification during the 2015 Men’s World Championship Qualification Europe match: Netherlands (NED) vs. Belgium (BEL), which took place in the Netherlands, on 5 January 2014.
Alican was shown a red card followed by a direct disqualification during the match: Turkey (TUR) vs. Finland (FIN) which took place in Turkey, on 8 January 2014.
The EHF Court of Appeal decided that the no sanction beyond their direct disqualification shall be imposed on both players.
TEXT: EHF / br