Germany FA bans Emir Spahic for brawl

” The former team captain will be banned till July 12, 2015. ”
Berlin, April 24 (IANS):  Former Leverkusen defender Emir Spahic has been banned for three months and fined 20,000 euros by the German Football Association (DFB) for his brawl with the club’s stewards.

Bayer Leverkusen confirmed this in a statement on Thursday, Xinhua reported.

The DFB reacted on an incident in the aftermath of Leverkusen’s German Cup exit at the quarterfinals.

A leaked video footage showed the 34-year-old defender in a brawl with the club’s stewards after Spahic’s friends tried to enter the dressing-room area.

Bayer Leverkusen took appropriate steps and immediately parted company with Spahic, who agreed on his suspension and apologised for his actions.

The former team captain will be banned till July 12, 2015.

Emir joined the Werkself in 2013 to score three goals in 49 appearances.