FIFA says it will ban third-party ownership of players

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Posted: Sep 26, 2014 8:49 AM

ZURICH (Reuters) - Soccer's governing body FIFA agreed to ban the third-party ownership of players on Friday, its president Sepp Blatter said.

Blatter said a working group would be set up to implement the ban which would come into effect following "a transitional period".

(Writing by Brian Homewood; editing by Justin Palmer)