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Indonesia, risking FIFA tension, suspends activities of local football association

Indonesia, risking FIFA tension, suspends activities of local football association

April 18, 2015

JAKARTA, April 18 ― Indonesia's youth and sports ministry today suspended all activities of the local football association (PSSI), setting the stage for further tension with world governing body FIFA. The ministry said the sanction will take effect from today and a transition team will take over PSSI's duties, as the association had failed to respond to three warning letters from the ministry. “PSSI was clearly proven to have ignored and violated the government policy through those... Read more

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