World soccer bodies awarded just $2.63 mlillion in U.S. bribery case

FILE PHOTO: Juan Angel Napout of Paraguay, one of three defendants in the FIFA scandal, leaves the United States Federal Court in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., December 18, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge said the world soccer governing body FIFA and two regional soccer federations deserved to recoup just $2.63 million from two former officials convicted on bribery charges, a small fraction of the roughly $125 million they sought. The decision on Tuesday night by U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen in […]

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