Peru and Ukraine appeals granted suspensive effect
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FIFA can confirm that the Peruvian Football Association (FPF) and the Football Federation of Ukraine (FFU) have both lodged an appeal with the FIFA Appeal Committee against the decisions rendered by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee on 27 September 2013.

Considering that the “A” representative team of Ukraine is scheduled to play its next home match in the preliminary competition for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ on 11 October 2013, and the “A” representative team of Peru is scheduled to play its next home match in the same competition on 15 October 2013, the respective appeals have been granted suspensive effect until further notice due to the fact that the FIFA Appeal Committee will not be able to take a decision on the main issue early enough.

As such, the sanctions imposed by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee are suspended and only once the FIFA Appeal Committee has had an opportunity to decide on the appeals will FIFA communicate further information on the two cases.