The Chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee, in accordance with article 136 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code, has extended the ten month sanction imposed by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on Juventus coach Antonio Conte.to have worldwide effect.
This suspension covers all types of matches, including domestic, international, friendly and official fixtures.
The decision to extend the sanction of the FIGC will follow the outcome of any possible appeal – such as the one currently pending at the National Arbitration Tribunal for Sport in Italy – as long as the decision on appeal complies with the regulations of FIFA.
FIFA is currently reviewing additional documentation provided by the FIGC in relation to other sanctions issued by the FIGC deciding bodies. Any further extension of sanctions will be communicated in due course.
The decision by the Chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee follows global sanctions already applied in relation to individuals from Finland, Croatia, Korea Republic and Turkey since February this year.