FIFA bans former Brazilian football chief, Marin for life

Posted by - April 15, 2019

Jose Maria Marin, the former president of the Brazilian Football Federation (CBF), has been banned from the game for life, the world governing body, FIFA said on Monday. The 86-year-old Marin was sentenced to four years in prison by a New York court in August 2018 on corruption charges. The sport’s governing body said its

Bribery scandal: U.S judge jails ex Brazilian football boss

Posted by - August 23, 2018

A former President of Brazil’s Soccer Federation was sentenced on Wednesday by a U.S. judge to four years in prison after being convicted on corruption charges related to the bribery scandal at FIFA, the sport’s governing body. Jose Maria Marin, 86, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge, Pamela Chen, in Brooklyn, New York. He was