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Sport Law Update

1. Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) launches specialized website for legal resources. Accessible here: https://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/who-we-are/legal/

2. Following the horrific injury sustained by Everton FC star, Andre Gomes last weekend, Tottenham Hotspur FC have formally submitted an appeal against the red card brandished to its player, Son Heung Ming.

3. The FIFA Players’ Status Committee (PSC) has ordered Cardiff City FC to pay the first instalment of the 15 million Pounds transfer fee for the deceased Emiliano Sala to French outfit, Nantes or face a three-window transfer ban. This was by a decision of a single judge of the Bureau of the PSC delivered in Zurich, Switzerland on 25 September 2019.

4. The Nigerian League Management Company (LMC) is set to make an important announcement tomorrow (Wednesday). Sources have revealed that this announcement is not unconnected with sponsorship deals and their attendant legal implications. This follows the earlier withdrawal of sponsorship of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) by SuperSport.

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