FIFA sanctions Yemen for fielding ineligible player

FIFA has punished Yemen for fielding a suspended player in World Cup qualifying.

Yemen have been hit with a sanction from FIFA for fielding an ineligible player during a World Cup qualifier with North Korea.

Defender Mudir Abdurabu Ali Al Radaei played in the game on June 11, which Yemen lost 1-0, despite being required to serve a one-match suspension.

FIFA has declared the match forfeited, awarding North Korea a 3-0 win and fining Yemen 6,000 Swiss Francs.