Maradona's FIFA disciplinary hearing on Nov 15

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Argentina, Nov 13: Argentina coach Diego Maradona could miss out the 2010 World Cup if FIFA displinary committee slaps a stadium ban on him on Sunday, Nov 15 for his foul-mouthed rantings after Agentina lost to Uruguay in the world Cup qualifier in Oct, 2009.

The hearing by the disciplinary committee which is scheduled to start at 1:00 pm will be headed Marcel Mathier.

"The disciplinary hearing related to the head coach of Argentina, Diego Armando Maradona, and the incidents following the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Uruguay and Argentina on 14 October 2009 will be held at the home of FIFA in Zurich on Sunday, 15 November," FIFA said in a statement.

Hearing against Maradona was declared two days after his controversial outbursts after the final whistle and in a post-match live media conference.

However,Argentina Football Federation (AFA) in a report to FIFA said that Maradona was acting in a state of violent emotion over arguments with journalists in the days before the match.

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