FIFA cracks down on racism

FIFA cracks down on racism

FIFA adopted tough new measures in soccer's fight against racism on Friday when delegates at its Congress approved their introduction by 204 votes to one."

The proposals, introduced by Jeffrey Webb, the CONCACAF president and chairman of the Anti-Racism and Discrimination Task Force, constitute a number of new sanctions.They include the possibility of points deductions and expulsions from competitions or relegation, the introduction of anti-discriminatory officers at games and a minimum five-match ban against players guilty of racial abuse.

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