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Turkish and Greek Cypriot officials to meet with FIFA

18 October 2013

The international football association – FIFA will be holding meetings with Turkish and Greek Cypriot officials on 5th November to discuss the future of the game in Cyprus.

Both sides gave statements which said that they had been invited by the FIFA president, Sepp Blatter to discuss and finalise a “provisional arrangement for football in Cyprus” which would be based on the FIFA and UEFA statutes. The statements gave no details of what the arrangements might be.

“It is expected that at the end of the deliberations the two delegations will sign a document outlining the steps for the progress of football in the whole of Cyprus, with the approval of FIFA and UEFA,” the statements said.

“The arrangement will need to be ratified by the general assemblies of both the Cyprus FA and the Cyprus Turkish FA,” the statement concluded. 

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