The Georgian punched referee
Stark included the incident in his match report and gave a verbal account of what had happened during a hearing into an appeal lodged by relegated Hertha into the outcome of the match.
"While judging the ban for
With the suspension backdated to when the incident took place, Kobiashvili will be permitted to play again from 1
In addition, Kobiashvili's team-mates
An investigation is still ongoing into the conduct of Hertha midfielder
Fortuna won the play-off tie 4-3 on aggregate after a 2-1 victory in Berlin and a 2-2 draw at home, although the final 90 seconds of the return leg had to be played 20 minutes after a pitch invasion by buoyant home fans interrupted proceedings.
Hertha claimed that its players were scared to return to the field of play after receiving threats from some Fortuna fans as they left the pitch after the interruption, and appealed unsuccessfully against the outcome.
Ben Halloran is set to play in Germany's 2. Bundesliga next season after Brisbane Roar approved a request from the midfielder to head off to Europe.