FIFA watchdog suspends Blatter, Platini for 90 days


FIFA’s ethics watchdog on Thursday suspended world body president Sepp Blatter and UEFA leader Michel Platini for 90 days after they were named in a Swiss corruption case.

The independent ethics committee also banned South Korean tycoon, Chung Mong-Joon, like Platini a candidate for the FIFA presidency for six years.

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke, already ordered to leave by FIFA over a separate ticketing scandal, was suspended for 90 days.