Banned Asian soccer chief Bin Hammam appeals lifetime ban

By REUTERS
August 25, 2011 07:51

 
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DOHA - Banned Asian soccer president Mohamed Bin Hammam has launched an appeal against his lifetime ban by FIFA but said he did not expect to win his case just yet despite the decision being "hugely flawed."

The 62-year-old Qatari was given a lifetime ban from soccer by the world governing body last month after being found guilty of bribing Caribbean officials during his bid to oust incumbent FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

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