Sacked for alleged “sexual misconduct” throughout the India U-17 girls soccer crew’s tour of Europe, former assistant coach Ambrose has denied any wrongdoing and despatched a authorized discover to the All India Soccer Federation for “tarnishing his repute by levelling frivolous fees”. Ambrose was sacked just a few days in the past as assistant coach of the India U-17 girls’s soccer crew over allegations of “sexual misconduct”. The discover, issued by Mumbai-based advocate Madhukar P Dalvi on behalf of Ambrose, claimed that he “has been a sufferer of malafides and ulterior motives and objects on the occasion of and behest of the All India Soccer Federation”.
“My consumer was compelled to confess to what he has by no means carried out by placing him beneath concern, duress and coercion. My consumer was not allowed to supply any clarification nor was my consumer intimated or knowledgeable in regards to the fees/allegations/accusations levelled in opposition to by him.
“My consumer has been sacked and terminated from his duties in an unlawful, illegal and unjust method with out following the due means of legislation,” the discover mentioned.
On Sunday, SY Quraishi, a member of the Committee of Directors (CoA) which is operating the game within the nation, had knowledgeable in regards to the sacking of Ambrose by Twitter.
“Alex Ambrose, Asstt Head Coach of Beneath 17 Girls’s crew has been sacked for sexual misconduct. Additional motion beneath course of,” Quraishi had tweeted.
Ambrose mentioned he was not given time to refute the allegations and the motion taken in opposition to him is violation of the principles of pure justice.
“My consumer is shocked and stunned to see the reckless motion taken by the All India Soccer Federation is a complete violation and breach of justice, fairness, truthful play and guidelines of pure justice.
“The actions taken by All India Soccer Federation is bigoted and unconstitutional and is in whole disregard to the Rule of Legislation and authorized ideas,” Ambrose’s advocate claimed within the discover.
It mentioned the AIFF knowledgeable him by way of e-mail to attend a disciplinary listening to however didn’t settle for his request to offer a unique date for the listening to as he had prior engagements.
“My consumer’s picture and repute have been brutally tarnished and destroyed by the All India Soccer Federation by posting and publishing frivolous information/accusations in opposition to my consumer with out making any enquiries, issuing any show-cause discover, giving him any alternative to offer his say and categorical his stand.
“My consumer has not even been intimated in regards to the fees levelled in opposition to him.
“And with none of the above, a verdict appears to have been handed in opposition to him, punishing and penalizing him for issues that he has not carried out in any respect. The above-said act of the AIFF quantities to grave violation of the essential canons of pure justice,” the discover mentioned.
Ambrose’s counsel alleged that the AIFF “has been publishing false, frivolous and scandalous stories in opposition to my consumer and threatening and intimidating my consumer about severe actions together with police motion”.
The discover known as on the AIFF to “forthwith withdraw the unlawful termination letter and restore the companies of my consumer”.
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