Tag Archives: AFC

KEIR RADNEDGE: SUCCESSORS

Danny Jordaan, whose hard work won the World Cup for South Africa and then organised its successful hosting, once remarked that “football people put our presidents in place but only God can get them out.” Too right. Just look at what is happening all round the international football spectrum. Continue reading

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ROWAN SIMONS: EVEN PRISON CANNOT STOP CHINA’S FOOTBALL MADNESS

China’s crackdown on match-fixing, bribery and corruption finally reached its symbolic conclusion last week with two CFA chiefs and a national team captain each receiving ten and a half year prison sentences. Subject to appeal, Xie Yalong, Nan Yong and … Continue reading

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TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK

Prince Ali joins match fixing debate  FIFA vice-president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, who spoke at this year’s Leaders in Football conference in October, has stressed the importance of eradicating match fixing. With Asia now rife with illegal betting syndicates, … Continue reading

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Former Dominican Football Association President to fight two-year ban  Patrick John, former president of the Dominican Football Association (DFA) President and former Dominican Prime Minister, is already in the process of appealing the decision handed down last Friday by FIFA’s … Continue reading

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