Greek FA complains to FIFA over new law
The Greek football federation says it has complained to FIFA
about a new law that could threaten its operational
The federation, or EPO, said Thursday it would forward details
of the new legislation that gives expanded powers to a
state-controlled sporting oversight committee, along with
transcripts that it says include ”abusive language” used by
lawmakers against the federation.
The government argues the provisions are necessary to clean up
professional football leagues, amid an ongoing investigation into
Greece was briefly suspended by FIFA in 2006 over a similar
dispute, which forced the government to amend legislation.