Chung Mong-joon’s FIFA ethics suspension cut short by CAS (Keirradnedge)

Chung Mong-joon’s FIFA ethics suspension cut short by CAS (Keirradnedge)

Former FIFA vice-president Chung Mong-joon has had his ethics ban from football cut short on appeal by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Chung, Asia’s senior representative on the world federation’s executive committee for a decade, had been suspended for five years and fined CHF 50,000 in 2016 over allegations concerning the infamous 2018-2022 World Cup bid process.

CAS has effectively terminated the ban by reducing it to 15 months which meant its expiration on January 7. It also scrapped the fine, describing it as“unconscionable.” Chung is thus now “free to take part in any football related activity (administrative, sport or any other) at national and international level.” Read more

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