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​FIFA recommends ban on overseas domestic games

Fifa is pushing ahead with plans to prohibit leagues from taking games overseas, after its stakeholders committee recommended regulations be put before the decision-making council, reports, www.sportspromedia.com/.

The agenda for the meeting in Zurich included an item referring to 'matches played in the territory of another member federation', and after its conclusion the stakeholders committee released a statement clarifying its stance.

It read: 'With regard to matches and competitions with an international dimension, the committee endorsed the principle set out by the Fifa council that official domestic matches should take place on the territory of the member association concerned. Regulations on this matter will be submitted to the Fifa council.'

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