7 January 2013

Liberia: Court of Arbitration of Sport Rejects for the 2nd Time the Appeal Made By the Nation's Football Association (LFA)

By communication dated January 03rd 2013, the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) rejected the appeal made by the Liberia Football Association (LFA) against CAF on December 12th 2012.

Within this appeal, the LFA requested again the provisional suspension and the cancellation of deliberations of the Extraordinary General Assembly of CAF held in Seychelles on September 03rd 2012, regarding the adoption of the amendments of the CAF Statutes, and more particularly the amendment voted during this Assembly in relation to the eligibility requirements for the CAF Presidency.

The Confederation of African Football provided CAS with its arguments and explanations contesting especially the admissibility of the LFA appeal. CAS ruled that this appeal was not admissible.

Referred to by LFA for this case a first time last November 28th , CAS had ruled then that the LFA appeal was also inadmissible.

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