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Bin Hammam given lifetime ban by FIFA

December 17, 2012
By ESPN staff
Mohamed Bin Hammam has resigned as a member of the FIFA Executive Committee and as Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president after being banned from football for life, FIFA has announced.

Football's world governing body revealed on Monday that the 63-year-old Qatari resigned from all of his positions in football and has been banned for life by FIFA's new adjudicatory chamber of the ethics committee, due to his "conflicts of interest'' while president of the AFC.

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