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UEFA President, Michel Platini loses suspension appeal

UEFA President, Michel Platini loses suspension appeal

Mfonobong Akpan

UEFA President, Michel Platini has failed to have his 90-day provisional ban from football activity lifted.

Platini’s request was denied by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday, which means the Frenchman will not be allowed to attend the Euro 2016 finals draw in Paris on Saturday.

The 60-year-old was suspended along with FIFA president Sepp Blatter in October while corruption claims are investigated.

Platini and Blatter will have personal hearings with FIFA’s ethics committee next week, following allegations that a £1.35m payment was made in 2011 for work Platini did as Blatter’s adviser.

A verdict is expected on Monday, 21 December.