The Gioachino saga is the most serious setback to the governing body of the Italian Football Association since its creation.
The FA had hoped to get on with the task of making the 2016/17 season and the new year without the incident which has already caused embarrassment for both the players and the club.
The latest developments on the incident come after the FA confirmed that the case would be brought to the courts, which is the only way it can get to the bottom of what happened.
The Italian FA said on Monday that it was not in a position to discuss details of the case because the facts have not been made public.
It had hoped that the court proceedings would be concluded by Wednesday, the day before the game between Bologna and Udinese.
But a lawyer representing Udinese’s player Alessandro Mancini said he was still waiting for the court order, while the club said that the player was still not sure what the court might decide.
“We are waiting for information from the court to decide on the status of the investigation,” the club’s president Adriano Galliani said.
“It would be inappropriate to comment at this time.”
Galliani said the investigation would be open until Monday.
The Gioachetti case is the first major scandal to engulf the governing bodies of Italy since the formation of the governing authority in 1922.
The incident occurred in April 2016 at the Stadio Olimpico, in the centre of the Veneto city, when a young fan, who was not a supporter of Udinese, got into a scuffle with several other fans after the game.
The player was sent off for kicking the player in the head.
He was later banned for two years.
But the FA is now facing the task again of rebuilding its image, and the players are angry that they have not received an explanation for what happened to the player.
“What happened to me?
We will not go down without a fight,” Gioacio told Sky TG24.”
I want to know why the players have not seen the disciplinary action, and I want to see the explanation.”
Gioachetto has been in the spotlight in recent weeks after Udinese had to pull out of the 2019/20 UEFA Europa League due to the controversy, which has cost the club millions of pounds.
The former Udinese player and Udina midfielder, Marco Tommasini, has been charged with breach of peace and is facing a court appearance on Monday.