FIFA Ban Former New Caledonia FA President

November 10, 2014

The former president of the New Caledonia Football Association, prostate Edmond Bowen, ampoule has been banned from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at national and international level for three years by the adjudicatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee, chaired by Hans-Joachim Eckert.

Mr Bowen was found guilty of breaching art. 13 (General rules of conduct) of the FIFA Code of Ethics after he did not fill out the mandatory declaration of integrity truthfully when bidding to be elected as a member of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee.

The adjudicatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee was unable to reach Mr Bowen via his last known postal address and he also did not reply to any emails during the entire adjudicatory proceedings.

Consequently, the terms of this decision are exceptionally being made public on, as way of notification, which is in line with art. 36 par. 2 of the FIFA Code of Ethics.

The ban is effective as from 10 November 2014, the date on which the decision was published on