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FIFA's ethics committee has recommended a two-year ban for former German FA president Wolfgang Niersbach.

FIFA ethics committee recommends two-year ban for Wolfgang Niersbach

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FIFA's ethics committee has recommended a two-year ban from all football activities for former German FA president Wolfgang Niersbach for an alleged bribe paid to secure the right to host the 2006 World Cup.

Niersbach, a member of the FIFA Council, resigned as the boss of German football in November, saying he took "political responsibility" for the scandal but denied any personal wrongdoing.

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FIFA's ethics chief Dr Cornel Borbely opened the investigation in March and last month passed on his report to the adjudicatory chamber, which has now decided to proceed with "formal adjudicatory proceedings against Mr Niersbach".

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