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    FIFA Suspends Benin Football Association Membership After Court Order

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    The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) has suspended the Benin Football Association membership after a local court order, the FIFA said in a statement.

    MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — The FIFA Congress is scheduled to vote on the suspensions of the FBF, as well as of the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) and the Football Association of Kuwait (KFA) on Friday.

    "In accordance with art. 38 of the FIFA Statutes, the Benin Football Association (FBF) was suspended with immediate effect due to a recent injunction by a local judicial court which impeded the holding of the due election," the statement, published after the FIFA Council meeting in Mexico City, reads.

    The next FIFA Council ordinary meeting is set to be held on October 13-14 in the Swiss city of Zurich.

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