FIFA Disciplinary Committee suspends and fines Canada’s Women’s National Team player Christine Sinclair
12 October 2012
The Canadian Soccer Association has been notified by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee of decision 120450 CAN ZH rendered on 5 October, 2012 that Canada’s Women’s National Team player Christine Sinclair has been suspended for four (4) matches and fined for displaying unsporting behaviour towards match officials after the match played between Canada and USA of the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament London 2012.
Upon receipt of this decision, the Canadian Soccer Association has requested the reasons for judgement from the FIFA Disciplinary Committee.
No further information will be available from the Canadian Soccer Association or media interviews granted on this decision until such time as those reasons for judgement are received and reviewed by the Canadian Soccer Association.
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