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FIFA U17 World Cup: CAF suspends, fines Guinea



The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Disciplinary Committee has recommended the disqualification of Guinea’s U-17 team from the FIFA World Cup in Brazil after reviewing Senegal’s petition where they accused Guinea of using two over age players – a claim that was supported by Japan’s Football Federation which produced documents which they used in an earlier competition hosted in Japan to substantiate the allegations.

By this, Guinea will no longer take part in CAF competitions for two years as the continent’s football governing body has imposed a two-year ban on the Guinea Football Federation and ordered them to pay a fine of $100,000 to CAF.

Senegal will now replace Guinea in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil later this year.

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