FIFA bans ex-Afghanistan Football Federation president for life over abuse allegations

    (CNN)FIFA has given the former head of the Afghanistan Football Federation a lifetime ban from football-related activities after allegations he sexually abused female players.

    The governing body of world football also fined Keramuddin Karim 1 million Swiss francs (about $1 million) after FIFA said its investigation found he was "guilty of having abused his position and sexually abused various female players, in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics."
    CNN is seeking comment from Karim about the ban.
      FIFA extends ban of Afghanistan Football Federation president