FIFA has today officially opened disciplinary proceedings related to the Preliminary Competition match of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ between Egypt and Algeria on 14 November 2009.

According to the official reports received by FIFA, on 12 November, there were incidents affecting the Algerian team on its way from the airport to the hotel.

Consequently, disciplinary proceedings have been opened against the Egyptian Football Association. The FIFA Disciplinary Committee will decide on the case.