• Provisional ban follows audit of AFC's accounts
• Former president suspended pending investigation
Mohamed bin Hammam has been provisionally suspended from all football activity by the Asian Football Confederation following an audit of the governing body's accounts.
Bin Hammam, the former AFC president, has already been banned for life by the world governing body, Fifa, after being found guilty of paying cash gifts totalling close to $1m to football officials from Caribbean countries during his Fifa presidential campaign last May.
He is awaiting a verdict on his appeal to the court of arbitration for sport, his final chance to overturn the world ban, but the body he formerly headed is now pursuing its own investigation into a number of alleged rule breaches.
The audit, produced by Pricewaterhouse Coopers, centred on contract negotiations and payments to and from AFC bank accounts during Bin Hammam's presidency.
He will be suspended from duty for up to 30 days while the allegations are investigated, the AFC confirmed in a statement. Read More
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