Soccer-FIFA considering sanctions against Indonesia after U-20 host removal -official


FILE PHOTO: A long exposure shows FIFA's logo near its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland February 27, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Soccer's world governing body FIFA is considering sanctions against Indonesia after its hosting rights for the Under-20 World Cup were removed, the country's football federation chief Erick Thohir said on Friday.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo had ordered the federation to transform the sport in the country in light of losing the hosting rights, Erick said.

(Reporting by Stanley Widianto; Editing by Ed Davies)

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