Guilty clubs could be demoted over racism, says Sepp Blatter

Blatter's remarks come in the light of Ghanaian midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng leading his AC Milan team-mates off the pitch in a club friendly earlier this month after being racially abused.

updated: January 20, 2013 16:11 IST
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Saint-Petersburg, Russia: FIFA president Sepp Blatter said here on Sunday that clubs where racist incidents occurred could face punishments of anything from points deduction or even demotion.

The 76-year-old Swiss added that without heavy punishment racism would remain within the sport.

"The entire world fights against racism and discrimination," Blatter told a press conference.

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