The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) has informed the Caymanian football community that Bodden Town FC players assaulted the central referee of the Cayman Premier League match Academy SC vs. Bodden Town FC played at The Annex Field 23 January 2020, causing injuries to the match official.
CIFA would like to inform that this incident is considered an outrageous offense and will take all necessary actions to the extent of the disciplinary measures in the Cayman Islands.
The players involved in the incident will be preventively suspended with immediate effect for all football activities organized or sanctioned by CIFA including but not limited to attending matches and any other football related events as player, club member or supporter until the case is heard and deliberated by the CIFA Disciplinary Committee.
Moreover, the matches of the Cayman Premier League involving Bodden Town FC have been suspended until the CIFA Disciplinary Committee makes a decision.
The Cayman Islands Football Association would like to emphasize to all football stakeholders that acts of violence will not be tolerated and one of the prime objectives of the national football body is to protect the safety and integrity of the game, match officials, participants, and public in general. The CIFA can guarantee that all disciplinary actions will be taken at its full extent.