FIFA watchdog suspends Blatter, Platini for 90 days

ZURICH: A FIFA ethics watchdog on Thursday suspended world body president Sepp Blatter and UEFA leader Michel Platini for 90 days after they were named in a Swiss corruption case.


The independent ethics committee also banned South Korean tycoon, Chung Mong-Joon, like Platini a candidate for the FIFA presidency for six years.

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke, already ordered to leave by FIFA over a separate ticketing scandal, was also suspended for 90 days.