Soccer Clubs Banned After Suriname’s VP Plays In Match

Suriname's 60-year-old vice president, Ronnie Brunswijk, recently played a continental competitive soccer match
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Suriname's 60-year-old vice president, Ronnie Brunswijk, recently played a continental competitive soccer match for the club he owns.

CONCACAF has banned him, and the two teams, over "integrity issues."

Surinamese Vice President Ronnie Brunswijk's football stunt from earlier this week has led the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) to suspend two clubs on Saturday.

Brunswijk, second in line to Surinamese presidency and the Inter Moengotapoe football club owner, had picked himself for his side's CONCACAF League match against Olimpia of Honduras.

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