Vere United banned from Jamaica Women's Premier League

Vere United have been banned from the Jamaica Women's Premier League (JWPL). The announcement was made in a press release from the Jamaica Football Federation 9JFF) on Monday.

Vere failed to honour their two opening fixtures against Real Mo Bay and Proven Girls respectively. 

Article 7.5 of the JWPL regulations states that if a team does not report for a match, except in cases of force majeurerecognized by the JFF Competitions and Regulations Committee, or if it refuses to continue to play or leaves the stadium/venue before the end of a match, the team shall be considered as having lost the match and three points shall be awarded to its opponents with a score of 3-0 or more.

Article 7.6 explaining that the guilty team in article 7.5 shall, as a rule, be excluded from further participation in the competition so that none of its matches will be deemed valid, unless the incidents mentioned in paragraph 5 occurred at its last match.

Vere have also been fined $50,000 which is to be paid by March 23.



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