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FIFA life bans for 2 South American officials for bribery

ZURICH (AP) FIFA ethics judges have imposed life bans on two South American football officials who have pleaded guilty in the United States to corruption charges.

The FIFA ethics committee judging chamber says it found Luis Bedoya, a former FIFA executive committee member from Colombia, and Sergio Jadue of Chile guilty of wrongdoing including bribery and conflicts of interest.

Bedoya and Jadue were national soccer federation presidents when they waived indictment last November on charges of racketeering and wire fraud conspiracies.

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