FIFA to suspend Guatemalan national football federation

The reason was the violations committed by members of the Commission at examination of cases of players

Baku. 15 September. REPORT.AZ/ FIFA will suspend Guatemala's national football federation due to a dispute over a committee overseeing the body known as Fedefut, a senior FIFA official said, Report informs referring to the BBC.

"The honor tribunal made the decision to suspend the National Football Federation of Guatemala," Primo Corvaro, FIFA's head of member associations told local media.

The decision came after a court of the Sports Confederation of Guatemala (CDAG) suspended a FIFA-appointed committee overseeing Fedefut. CDAG is a sports governing body to which Fedefut belongs.

Last week, the CDAG said that a procedure used by the committee to look into Guatemalan players who had been sanctioned for doping had not been carried out correctly, suspending the committee for six months.

The FIFA committee had been appointed following the arrest of former Fedefut president Brayan Jimenez, who pled guilty in July to charges in the United States related to the sale of soccer broadcast rights.

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