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  • FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been suspended with immediate effect
    Posted by on Oct 8th, 2015

    Breaking news that FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been provisionally suspended from all soccer activities for 90 days by FIFA’s independent ethics committee. Vice president, Michel Platini, and Fifa’s secretary general, Jérôme Valcke, have also been suspended. The former Fifa vice-president Chung Mong-joon has been banned for 6 years and fined 100,000 Swiss Francs.


    The ban can also be extended.

    “The punishments were handed out by the ethics committee of football’s world governing body.

    Blatter, Valcke and Uefa president Platini are being investigated by the committee over corruption allegations.

    “The grounds for these decisions are the investigations that are being carried out by the investigatory chamber of the ethics committee,” it said in a statement.

    The three are banned from any football activity in the interim. “ [BBC]

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