ZURICH (AP) FIFA has suspended Peru from international soccer because the government is feuding with the national federation.
Soccer’s world governing body on Tuesday gave the sides a month to settle their differences.
FIFA rules prohibit political interference in soccer affairs, but Peru’s government has refused to recognize the election of Manuel Burga as president of the Peruvian Football Federation.
Peru is now suspended from the 2010 World Cup. It is last in the 10-nation South American qualifying group and is not due to play until next March.
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