The Football Association of Spain (RFEF) today rejected the appeal of Atletico
Madrid for a suspension of eight games against the striker
Kohta was suspended for insulting and physical contact with a judge
matches of Athletics and Barcelona last Saturday, when it is Catalan
club won with 2: 0.
"The Complaints Commission of the Alliance rejected the appeal this morning
sent by Atletico Madrid"the RFEF said in a statement.
Athletic has the option of appealing to the Spanish Administrative Sports
to the court.
Kosta was suspended for four matches for insulting a referee, and
another four because he caught the judge by the arm.
If the suspension remains in force, Kosta will not play this season,
since Atletico fell out of the Champions League and the King's Cup and the rest
he is only a competition in the Spanish championship, where he has remained
Atletico is the second in the table with 11 points behind Barcelona.