Former Churchill Brothers striker Akram Moghrabi is among the 24 Lebanese players who have been suspended by the Lebanese Football Association (LFA) in a match-fixing case.
Moghrabi, who signed a one-year deal with the Goan outfit last July, has been released by the I-League club earlier this month after he complained of being home-sick. Moghrabi had scored 8 times in 18 matches this season.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is now investigating a report from the LFA after 24 players were handed down suspensions ranging from three seasons to life.
Mahmoud El Ali (Persiba Balipapan, Indonesia) and Ramez Dayoub (Selangor, Malaysia) are the only two who have been banned for life.
Dayoub was pulled out by his team minutes before the AFC Cup match against East Bengal that was held in Kolkata on Wednesday. East Bengal won the match 1-0.