Zurich — FIFA says former executive committee member Worawi
Makudi of Thailand has been banned for three months for failing to obey a
FIFA says its disciplinary committee imposed the latest
sanction for a breach of provisional bans imposed by the ethics committee.
FIFA says Makudi, a longtime ally of Mohamed bin Hammam,
"was still involved" in the Thailand soccer federation's affairs
despite the ethics suspension.
Also read: FIFA bans Thai football chief for ethics breach
Thailand soccer officials elected a new president this month
to replace Makudi.
The ban imposed Monday will replace a 45-day provisional ban
by ethics judges which was to expire on Wednesday. FIFA gave no details of
Makudi's ongoing ethics case.
He was on the FIFA executive committee for 18 years until
being voted off last year.
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