FOOTBALL – THE APPEAL OF FC RAPID BUCHAREST IS UPHELD BY THE CAS
Lausanne, 30 June 2014 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld the appeal filed by S.C. F.C. Rapid S.A. against the decision rendered by the Appeal Committee for the Licensing of Clubs of the Romanian Football Federation (RFF) on 16 May 2014. As a consequence, the RFF shall issue the licence authorizing FC Rapid to participate in the Romanian Liga I for the 2014/2015 football season and FC Rapid shall be included in the Liga I championship for the 2014/2015 football season.
The CAS has considered that the club was not in breach of the licensing rules, following the reorganisation plan which had been approved by the competent authority in Romania. The full award with the grounds will be published in a few days.