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FIFA orders PSSI to return to electoral code

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, March 6 2011   /  01:24 pm

The Executive Committee of world soccer’s governing body FIFA urged the Indonesian Soccer Association (PSSI) to organize a general assembly within a month and to regain control over the breakaway Indonesian Premier League (LPI) or face potential suspension.

“The PSSI should organize the general assembly on March 26 ,2011 to elect the electoral commission and adopt an electoral code based on the FIFA standard electoral code. The electoral commission will then organize elections before April 30, 2011,” FIFA said in a media release posted on its website.

The standard electoral code is a FIFA regulation that standardizes, among others, the election, composition and duties of the electoral committee, criteria, submission and examination of candidates and appeal procedures. It also regulates voting procedures, counts and final provisions.

In the announcement, which w...