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Adjudicatory Chamber of the Independent Ethics Committee sanctions Issa Hayatou

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The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Mr Issa Hayatou, former CAF president, former FIFA President ad interim, FIFA Vice-President and member of the FIFA Council, as well as Honorary FIFA VicePresident, responsible for having breached article 15 (Duty of Loyalty) of the FIFA Code of Ethics.

Statement from the chairperson of the investigatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee

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Following reports appearing in several media sources since May 2020, the chairperson of the investigatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has initiated a preliminary investigation into certain allegations concerning the FIFA President, Gianni Infantino. In addition, on 21 June 2020, a complaint was filed against the FIFA President before the FIFA Ethics Committee concerning the same matter.  

Independent Ethics Committee extends provisional ban on Yves Jean-Bart and sanctions other Haitian football officials

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Following a request by the chairwoman of the investigatory chamber, and in accordance with article 85 of the FIFA Code of Ethics (FCE), the provisional ban imposed on 25 May 2020 on Yves Jean-Bart, the President of the Haitian Football Association (FHF), has been extended by the chairman of the adjudicatory chamber for an additional period of 90 days, which will start upon the expiry of the initial 90-day ban. During this time, Mr Jean-Bart will continue to be banned from taking part in any football-related activity at both national and international level.

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