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Investigatory chamber of independent Ethics Committee provisionally sanctions Keramuudin Karim

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The investigatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has provisionally banned Mr Keramuudin Karim, President of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF), in accordance with article 84 of the FIFA Code of Ethics, from all football-related activities at both national and international level. This provisional measure expires 90 days after its notification and may be extended pending proceedings on the merits of the case.  

This sanction has been imposed in connection with ongoing investigations concerning AFF officials, as reported by local authorities and published by some media.

Mr Karim was notified of the decision today. The provisional sanction comes into force immediately.