LAUSANNE: FIFA on Friday banned a former general secretary of the Afghanistan Soccer Federation for 5 years for masking up sexual abuse of feminine gamers.
Sayed Aghazada was found responsible of failing to “report and stop” former federation president Keramuudin Karim from finishing up repeated acts of sexual assault between 2013 and 2018.
World soccer’s governing body banned Karim for all times from all football-related exercise at each the nationwide and worldwide stage in June.
“In its choice, the adjudicatory chamber dominated that Mr Aghazada was conscious of this abuse and had the obligation to report and stop it in response to the FIFA Code of Ethics,” learn a statement from FIFA’s Unbiased Ethics Committee.
Along with the suspension Aghazada was fined 10,000 Swiss francs ($10,000).
FIFA’s assertion added: “The FIFA Ethics Committee remains to be trying into the allegations which have been made in opposition to different people in connection to the identical investigation and to their positions as soccer officers.”
Aghazada was additionally a member of the Asian Soccer Confederation’s government committee.
The AFC stated in an announcement it famous FIFA’s ruling and would wait till the choice was “last and binding” earlier than making any additional remark.