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FIFA charges Eq. Guinea for 'ineligible' player

Updated: April 10, 2013, 5:05 AM ET
Associated Press

ZURICH -- Equatorial Guinea could be stripped of a World Cup qualifying victory over Cape Verde for fielding an ineligible player.

FIFA says it opened a disciplinary case against the soccer federation after Equatorial Guinea's 4-3 win in Malabo on March 24.

None of the Equatorial Guinea starting lineup was born in the African country, though FIFA allows players to represent a country if a parent or grandparent was born there.

FIFA did not specify which player may have been ineligible.

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