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FIFA lifts Myanmar World Cup ban
November 7, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, were removed from the competition after crowd trouble halted their 2014 Asian qualifying match against Oman in July.
Japanese referee Ryuji Sato was forced to halt the game two minutes into stoppage time after fans hurled rocks and glass bottles at him following a penalty award. FIFA awarded Oman a 2-0 victory and threw their opponents ...