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Chung Mong-Joon withdraws from FIFA race

2015-10-26 15:31
(File, AP)

Seoul - South Korea's Chung Mong-Joon formally announced Monday he was withdrawing from the race for the FIFA presidency due to an "unjust" ban from the sport.

On his newly-launched blog, mjfairplay.com, Chung said the six-year ban handed down by FIFA's ethics committee had forced him to miss the October 26 deadline for filing his candidacy.

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