Sebego says FIFA events unfortunate

Sepp Blatter Pic Kabo Mpaetona
Sepp Blatter Pic Kabo Mpaetona

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) president, Tebogo Sebego has said current FIFA developments are a painful period for the sport. This follows the adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee’s decision to provisionally ban FIFA president Joseph Blatter, UEFA president and FIFA vice president Michel Platini and FIFA secretary general Jérôme Valcke for 90 days.

“It is very unfortunate. It is not good for the image of football and will take time for football to recover,” Sebego said yesterday.

Valcke had already been put on leave by FIFA. A statement from FIFA says the duration of the bans may be extended for an additional period not exceeding 45 days. The statement also reveals that former FIFA vice president, Chung Mong-joon has been banned for six years. During this time, the affected individuals are banned from all football activities at national and international levels.

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