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Ethiopia 'will accept any ban'

2013-06-18 15:33
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Cape Town - According to Twitter, the president of Ethiopia's football federation has told the BBC that they "made a mistake" and "will accept their punishment" after fielding an ineligible player in a previous round of 2014 Soccer World Cup qualifying.

According to BBC journalist Farayi Mungazi's Twitter page, The president of #Ethiopia's football federation tells the BBC that they "made a mistake" & will accept their punishment.

Ethiopia stand accused of selecting an ineligible player in their win over Botswana earlier this year, and could be docked three points, reigniting Bafana Bafana’s chances of making it to the finals in Brazil.

Currently Ethiopia top Group A on 13 points, five ahead of Bafana, who play their final group match against Botswana, at home, on September 7.

Ethiopia conclude their campaign against the Central African Republic at a venue yet to be determined.

Ethiopia's current goal difference in +5, while Bafana boast a +4 differential.

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