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FIFA suspend Ethiopian FA

SoccerNews in General Soccer News 29 Jul 2008

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World governing body FIFA announced today that the Ethiopian Football Federation has been suspended, after failing to normalize the association’s situation.

The Ethiopian federation (EFF) agreed in February this year to follow a road map in order to improve the organisation’s structure.

Included in this road map was the organisation of an ‘extraordinary general assembly to deal with the motion of dismissal’. EFF offices were also to be handed over to the recognized leadership of the association.

As the EFF failed to cooperate, FIFA announced the suspension in an official release today.

Ethiopia are currently third in Group 8 of round 2 in the African World Cup qualifiers, and play their next match against Morocco on September 5th.

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Tsehaye
Tsehaye
13 years ago

I strongly support FIFA decission about EFF.it is schame for them to sacrifice the country`s foot ball for their deginity not to accept the road map given by FIFA.
I strongly advice them to deliver the office to the former leaders and go for election not to make the Ethiopiand sad.

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