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Suarez gets one-game ban for controversial handball

Last updated on: July 04, 2010 01:53 IST

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Uruguay striker Luis Suarez was given a one-match ban by FIFA on Saturday for the controversial last minute handball which denied Ghana a semi-final place.

The decision not to give him a stiffer sanction means he will be eligible to return for the final should Uruguay beat Netherlands in Tuesday's first semi-final in Cape Town.

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