Conte's ban extended to Champions League

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FIFA announced on Friday that Juventus coach Antonio Conte's 10-month suspension for match fixing includes all soccer competitions worldwide, meaning he will be unable to work any of Juve's Champions League matches.

According to FIFA, Conte's ban "covers all types of matches, including domestic, international, friendly and official fixtures."

Conte guided Juventus to an unbeaten season in Serie A last term, but the match-fixing violations came to light over the summer as Conte was guilty of failing to report match fixing by an opponent while at Serie B side Siena during the 2010-11 campaign.

Juventus technical director Massimo Carrera has taken charge for this season with Conte banished from matches.

The Italian champions open their Champions League campaign on Wednesday at holders Chelsea.