FIFA: Independent Ethics Committee bans several officials

14:44, 08 October 2015
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The adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee chaired by Hans Joachim Eckert has provisionally banned FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, UEFA President and FIFA Vice-President Michel Platini, and FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke (who has already been put on leave by his employer FIFA) for duration of 90 days, according to the official website of FIFA.

The duration of the bans may be extended for an additional period not exceeding 45 days, the report says.

The former FIFA Vice-President Chung Mong-joon has been banned for six years and fined CHF 100,000.

During this time, the above individuals are banned from all football activities on a national and international level. The bans come into force immediately.

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