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Fifa watchdog suspends Blatter, Platini for 90 days
October 8, 2015, 3:28 pm
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FIFA president Joseph Blatter talks to UEFA president Michel Platini.

A Fifa ethics watchdog on Thursday suspended world body president Sepp Blatter and Uefa leader Michael Platini for 90 days after they were named in a Swiss corruption case.

The independent ethics committee also banned South Korean tycoon, Chung Mong-Joon, like Platini a candidate for the Fifa presidency, for six years.

Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke, already ordered to leave by Fifa over a separate ticketing scandal, was suspended for 60 days.

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