FIFA cuts Val­cke, Chung bans on ap­peal

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AFIFA ap­peals com­mit­tee has cut the sus­pen­sion of for­mer sec­re­tary gen­eral Jerome Val­cke from 12 years to 10 and re­duced Asian foot­ball power­bro­ker Chung Mong-joon’s ban from six years to five, a state­ment said Tues­day.

Val­cke, who served as ex-FIFA pres­i­dent Sepp Blat­ter’s right hand man for nearly a decade, was sacked in Jan­uary and banned from foot­ball over mis­con­duct in tele­vi­sion deals and World Cup ticket sales.

Jerome Val­cke

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