Bin Hammam appeals lifetime ban

Updated: 25 August 2011 12:40 IST

Ousted Asian football chief Mohamed bin Hammam said on Thursday he had appealed his lifetime ban for allegedly seeking to buy votes in this year's FIFA presidential election.

Kuala Lampur:

Ousted Asian football chief Mohamed bin Hammam said on Thursday he had appealed his lifetime ban for allegedly seeking to buy votes in this year's FIFA presidential election.

"I will continue my battle until I prove my innocence and that my suspension was a political decision and an absolute abuse of power to deprive me of my right to contest for FIFA presidency," bin Hammam wrote on his personal blog.

Topics : Football Mexico Republic of Ireland South Africa France Federation Internationale de Football Association
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