Fifa reduces former Caribbean football leader’s ban

World football’s governing body Fifa has reduced the suspension imposed on former Caribbean Football Union (CFU) president Gordon Derrick after its Appeal Committee ruled that fewer article breaches had been infringed than those he was originally found guilty of.

In September 2017, Derrick was banned from football-related activities for six years by the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee at Fifa, which ruled that the former general secretary of the Antigua and Barbuda Football Association had violated six articles of its code of ethics. Two of those articles were in relation to failing to cooperate with the investigation.

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