SYDNEY (20 Nov 2019) – Football Federation Australia (FFA) have announced ithe imposition of sanctions on Nathaniel Atkinson, Riley McGree, Lachlan Wales and Brandon Wilson for breaches of clauses 2.1 and 6.1 of the FFA National Code of Conduct (the Code of Conduct). 

The sanction imposed on Atkinson, Wales and Wilson is as follows:

  1. Ineligibility to participate in national team duty until 10 August 2020; and
  2. Participation in education courses and counselling as directed by FFA.

The sanction imposed on McGree is as follows:

  1. Ineligibility to participate in national team duty until 1 April 2020; and
  2. Participation in education courses and counselling as directed by FFA.

The sanction follows a finding that the Players have engaged in conduct in breach of the Code of Conduct during the AFC U-23 Championship qualifying tournament in Cambodia in March this year. Specifically, the FFA Board found that the players engaged in unprofessional conduct.

For more, please click on to https://www.ffa.com.au/news/media-statement