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Ethiopia field suspended player

June 18, 2013
By ESPN staff
The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) have admitted to fielding an ineligible player in a World Cup qualifier and could be docked three points as a result.

Ethiopia should not have fielded Minyahile Beyene during their 2-1 win against Botswana on June 8 as he was suspended, leaving FIFA to announce on Sunday that it was investigating the incident.

"We have evaluated the situation and we came across the issue that we made a mistake," EFF president Sahilu Gebremariam told Reuters. ...

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