ATHENS — Top-flight Greek club OFI has had six points deducted following disciplinary action demanded by football’s world governing body FIFA.
The decision was implemented by Greek league organizers Jan. 1, a day after notice was received from FIFA’s disciplinary committee, backing a complaint over delayed salary payments made by 22-year-old Serbian striker Aleksandar Pesic, who currently plays for Toulouse.
The deduction drops OFI to 16th place in the 18-team league with 14 points from 18 matches. Financial troubles facing the Crete-based club prompted the recent walkout of coach Gennaro Gattuso.
Olympiakos currently leads the Greek league with 42 points.