Eleven Premier League players were handed a one-match ban by the MFA Disciplinary Commissioner after the BOV Premier League matches which were played on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The players are Brooke Farrugia (Floriana), Marcelo Dias and Zoran Levnajic (Hibs), Mark Brincat (Mosta), Thiago Lopes de Souza (Naxxar), Roderick Bajada (Qormi), David Azzopardi and Dylan Falzon (Rabat), Paltemio Barbetti (Sliema), Samir Arab and Malcolm Buttigieg (Vittoriosa).
Dias, Levnajic, Azzopardi and Falzon are ruled out of Hibs vs Rabat on Saturday, Barbetti missed the game against Balzan, Thiago Lopes the clash with Tarxien while Brooke Farrugia, Samir Arab and Malcolm Buttigieg are ruled out of Vittoriosa vs Floriana. Mark Brincat will be unavailable for the game against Birkirkara and Roderick Bajada for the clash with Valletta.
Meanwhile in Division 3, Colin Ciatar of Attard was banned for two matches while another three Attard players Nigel Spiteri, Clint Caruana and Daniel Gauci were suspended for one match.