CAS confirms provisional ban on Michel Platini



FIFA has acknowledged the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the case involving Michel Platini, who was provisionally banned by the adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee, a decision subsequently confirmed by the FIFA Appeal Committee.

CAS has confirmed the sanction passed by the FIFA Appeal Committee which saw Michel Platini provisionally banned for 90 days from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at national and international level.

With this decision, FIFA notes that CAS has ratified the proceedings of the independent Ethics Committee.

The proceedings are still ongoing at the adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee, which, after careful consideration of the report,decided to institute formal proceedings against Mr Platini on 23 November 2015. The adjudicatory chamber has stated that it intends to come to a decision during the month of December.

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