FIFA says Caribbean soccer official Gordon Derrick banned


ZURICH, (Reuters) – World soccer body FIFA said on Tuesday that the president of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), Gordon Derrick, had been banned for six years from all soccer-related activities for violating several articles of FIFA’s ethical code.

The independent Ethics Committee found Derrick guilty of offering and accepting gifts or other benefits, FIFA said in a statement.

Derrick, who is also General Secretary of the Antigua and Barbuda Football Association (ABFA), was also ordered to pay a fine totalling 30,000 Swiss francs ($31,170), FIFA said.

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