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FIFA panel seeks lifetime ban for ex-Costa Rican football president Eduardo Li
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FIFA panel seeks lifetime ban for ex-Costa Rican football president Eduardo Li

AFP - February 15, 2017

FIFA's ethics watchdog is seeking a lifetime ban against two disgraced Central American former football executives, Guatemala's Brayan Jiménez and Costa Rican Eduardo Li, over bribery and…

US coach Jurgen Klinsmann fired on heels of blowout loss in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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US coach Jurgen Klinsmann fired on heels of blowout loss in Costa Rica

AFP - November 21, 2016

Former German international striker Jurgen Klinsmann was fired Monday as head coach of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team after losing two straight 2018 World Cup qualifying…

Costa Rica scores key victory over Trinidad & Tobago in World Cup Qualifying
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica scores key victory over Trinidad & Tobago in World Cup Qualifying

Michael Krumholtz - November 11, 2016

Costa Rica's 2-0 win at Trinidad & Tobago Friday night wasn't the prettiest game ever. But the important win, void of any style points, gives La Sele an…

Eduardo Li pleads guilty in FIFA fraud case
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Eduardo Li pleads guilty in FIFA fraud case

Michael Krumholtz - October 7, 2016

A year and a half after his arrest on charges of corruption as part of the FIFA fraud case, Eduardo Li pleaded guilty Friday to three charges in…

Football: US releases three FIFA guilty plea transcripts
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Corruption
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Football: US releases three FIFA guilty plea transcripts

AFP - April 19, 2016

 NEW YORK -- A U.S. judge released Monday transcripts of guilty pleas from three prominent defendants in the sweeping FIFA corruption investigation who confessed to crimes and…

FIFA ex-VP Hawit pleads guilty in corruption case
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Corruption
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FIFA ex-VP Hawit pleads guilty in corruption case

AFP - April 11, 2016

NEW YORK -- Former FIFA vice president Alfredo Hawit pleaded guilty Monday to four criminal charges, including racketeering and wire fraud conspiracy, in connection with the massive corruption…

FIFA wants former officials, including Costa Rica’s Eduardo Li, to pay back millions
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Corruption
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FIFA wants former officials, including Costa Rica’s Eduardo Li, to pay back millions

Eric Bernadeau | AFP - March 16, 2016

ZURICH, Switzerland – FIFA on Wednesday sought tens of millions of dollars in damages from the "sordid" officials facing charges in the United States over mass bribery scandals that have rocked…

FIFA enacts reforms, chooses new president
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FIFA
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FIFA enacts reforms, chooses new president

Ben Simon and Eric Bernaudeau | AFP - February 26, 2016

ZURICH, Switzerland -- Gianni Infantino made his name as UEFA's master of ceremonies until scandal forced his boss Michel Platini out of the race for the FIFA presidency. On…

Costa Rica’s ex-football chief Eduardo Li gets house arrest
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s ex-football chief Eduardo Li gets house arrest

AFP - February 24, 2016

NEW YORK -- A New York judge agreed to a house arrest arrangement Wednesday for Eduardo Li, former president of the Costa Rican Football Federation charged in the…

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