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FIFA says suspends Pakistan Football Federation

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ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA said on Wednesday it was banning the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), barring the country’s national and club teams from competing in international competition with immediate effect. Zurich-based FIFA cited “undue third-party interference” as the reason for its decision. Soccer’s global governing body said the PFF offices and its accounts remained in control of a court-appointed administrator, violating FIFA’s rules on independence.

(Reporting by John Revill; Editing by Michael Shields)
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