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FIFA Lifts Suspension Placed on Chad Republic

The body governing football in the world, FIFA has lifted the suspension placed Chad and have been readmitted the nation into international football. The suspension of the African country lasted for six months.

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FIFA released a statement on its website on Tuesday, October 12th, 2021 confirming that the suspension has been lifted. Chad was suspended from football following the country's minister of youth and sports dissolving the FA  (FTFA ) in March 2021.

The Bureau of the Fifa Council has decided to lift the suspension of the FTFA with immediate effect.

FIFA also stated the following points as its reason for lifting the ban.
(1) Chadian government authorities have reinstated the powers delegated to the FTFA
(2) Chadian government authorities have repealed their decision to establish a national committee for the temporary management of football.
(3) FTFA premises are once again under the control of President Moctar Mahamoud.

FIFA also added that a joint FIFA-Caf mission will be deployed without delay to follow up on discussions with the FTFA and the Chadian government.

Chad has missed no competitive matches since they were knocked out of the 2022 World Cup qualifying games in the first round in 2019.

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