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FIFA Ethics Watchdog Bans Three Former Football Officials For Life

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 22 / 17

FIFA's ethics watchdog banned three former football officials for life "as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport," according to John Miller of REUTERS. The latest officials to be hit by FIFA bans are Richard Lai, the former Guam FA president and a former member of the FI...

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