AFF set deadline for Indonesia to compete in the AFF Suzuki Cup

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Football Association of () general secretary Azwan Karim confirmed that Indonesia still have a chance to play in the 2016 , provided that ’s ban is lifted before August 5th – a deadline set by the ASEAN Football Federation () for the Garuda.

Previously, FIFA has imposed a sanction against the Indonesia national team, banning them from participate in the 2018 World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup qualifications. This was because of government interference in the country’s national league, resulting in the cancellation of the domestic league.

The 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup will be held in Myanmar and Philippines from November 19 to December 17 later this year.