Six players were banned by the MFA Disciplinary Commissioner following the weekend’s matches from the FA Trophy fourth round.
Branko Vrndic (Kercem) was banned for three matches while Alfred Effiong (Balzan), Joao Viktor Moreira (Hibs), Zachary Brincat (Mosta), Angus Buhagiar (Naxxar) and Ricardo Silva Faria (Tarxien) were handed a one-match ban.
Effiong and Moreira will serve their ban in the FA Trophy quarter-finals as Balzan take on Lija and Hibernians face Sliema. The other players will serve their ban in league matches – Brincat and Ricardinho in the clash between Tarxien and Mosta and Buhagiar in the game Lija vs Naxxar.
Meanwhile Kercem Ajax official David Mizzi was suspended for four matches while Hamrun team manager Etienne Vella and Mosta team manager Melchiore Dimech were suspended for two matches