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Spanish FA chief Villar banned amid graft probe

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Madrid (AFP) – Spanish football federation president Angel Maria Villar, in custody following his arrest on corruption charges, was suspended for a year on Tuesday by the country’s sports ministry (CSD), a spokesperson told AFP.

The suspension was decided during a meeting of the CSD executive committee in Madrid, after the Spanish administrative sports tribunal opened disciplinary proceedings against Villar.

Spanish FA chief Villar banned amid graft probe

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Madrid (AFP) – Spanish football federation president Angel Maria Villar, in custody following his arrest on corruption charges, was suspended for a year on Tuesday by the country’s sports ministry (CSD), a spokesperson told AFP.

The suspension was decided during a meeting of the CSD executive committee in Madrid, after the Spanish administrative sports tribunal opened disciplinary proceedings against Villar.

Indonesia

Indonesia lifts freeze on soccer body

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Jakarta (AFP) Indonesia has lifted sanctions on its national football body the PSSI, the sports minister said Wednesday, hoping to end the country's international exile by FIFA.

Indonesia's sports ministry froze the PSSI and the Southeast Asian nation's football competition following a row over which teams could play in the top league.

Indonesia lifts freeze on soccer body

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Jakarta (AFP) Indonesia has lifted sanctions on its national football body the PSSI, the sports minister said Wednesday, hoping to end the country's international exile by FIFA.

Indonesia's sports ministry froze the PSSI and the Southeast Asian nation's football competition following a row over which teams could play in the top league.

Sierra Leone

4 to the Gold Cup, Plus Kamara Called Up

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Last week Peter Vermes said that 5 Sporting KC players would be called up for this summer's Gold Cup. Today we found out that only 4 were actually called up. Roger Espinoza and Craig Rocastle we'd heard about last week. Today we learned the other two official call ups. Stephane Auvray and Shavar Thomas were the other two called up.

Kamara Called Up, Or Not

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It looks like Sierra Leone is having some control issues when it comes to the FA and who is the head coach of the national team. Two different rosters have been named for the Leone Stars upcoming African Cup of Nations qualifier on June 4th against Niger. One coach, local coach, Christian Cole has been named coach by the Sierra Leone FA, while the other, Swede Lars Olof Mattsson was appointed by the countries sports ministry.

The Rest

South Korea to penalise sports for match-fixing

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South Korean sports suspected of having been penetrated by match fixers will no longer receive proceeds from Sports Toto, the country's sole legal sports betting agency, and bookies will face tougher punishment for illegal activities. According to The Dong-A Ilbo, the Sports Ministry has announced stricter measures against match fixing including revising the National Sports Promotion Act to