Sudanese teams sacked from CAF tourneys

El-Merreikh FC, one of three Sudanese teams disqualified from CAF competitions

El-Merreikh FC, one of three Sudanese teams disqualified from CAF competitions

By SPORTS REPORTER
JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE three Sudanese clubs participating in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) inter-club competitions have been disqualified.
This follows the decision by the Bureau of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) Council to suspend the Sudan Football Association (SFA).
The ban by FIFA comes amid squabbles tearing SFA.
The decision was contained in a letter dated Thurday this week and signed by FIFA Secretary General, Fatma Samoura.
In accordance with Article 13 of the FIFA Statutes, the SFA loses all its membership rights, and its representative and club teams are no longer entitled to take part in international competitions until the suspension is lifted.
In line with the decision, the three Sudanese clubs, El Hilal, El Merreikh (Total CAF Champions League) and Al Hilal Obeid (Total CAF Confederation Cup) are disqualified from the two competitions. – CAJ News

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