The ongoing saga of Indonesia's football crisis is set to last another eleven weeks, with Fifa now giving the country's federation until June 15 to resolve their various issuesAfter the passing of its self-imposed March 20 deadline, Fifa has given the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) until mid-June to get its affairs in order and resolve the crisis that has all but paralysed the sport in the country.
The PSSI held its annual congress on March 18 in an attempt to avoid sanctions by the global body, and had also invited teams from the breakaway Indonesia Super League (ISL) to take part in a reconciliation meeting days earlier.
But although the PSSI has proposed a short-term solution in sanctioning the ISL next to the recognized Indonesian Premier League or merging the leagues in the future, rival federation Indonesian Football Savior Committee (KPSI) is continuing in its efforts to earn Fifa recognition.
"The [PSSI] has been given until June 15, 2012 to settle the issues at stake, notably the control of the breakaway league," Fifa said in a statement, "Failing which the case will be referred to the FIFA Emergency Committee for suspension."
Indonesia's government has previously threatened to take over the PSSI should a resolution not be found, a move which could also result in Fifa sanctions.