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Fifa hands life bans to trio of former Conmebol executives

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World football’s governing body Fifa has today (Tuesday) handed life bans to three more senior former South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) executives, including Manuel Burga, who in December 2017 was acquitted of a racketeering conspiracy charge by a US court.

The sanctions handed out by the adjudicatory chamber of the Fifa Ethics Committee relate to Burga, a former member of the Conmebol Executive Committee, former president of the Peruvian Football Association and a former Fifa standing committee member.

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