19:11  +04,  April 15, 2019

FIFA imposes CHF 1 million on former CBF President

The adjudicatory chamber of the Independent Ethics Committee of FIFA has imposed a fine in the amount of CHF 1 million on former President of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) Jose Maria Marin, reports the organization’s official website. He has also been banned for life from all football-related activities.

In August 2018, a New York court sentenced Jose Maria Marin to four years of imprisonment for taking a bribe during the conclusion of sponsorship agreements to hold football championships. Marin had performed money transfers through American banks.

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