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CONCACAF ‘deeply concerned’ by FIFA corruption case

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2015 | 3:47 PM
Federal agents carry out boxes of evidence taken from the headquarters of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football in Miami Beach, Florida today.

The Confederation of North, Central America and the Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) has released a statement saying it is deeply concerned by today’s developments in a massive corruption case.

Fourteen FIFA officials and corporate executives have been indicted including former FIFA vice-president and CONCACAF boss, Austin ‘Jack’ Warner and Jeff Webb, who now holds both portfolios.

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The Confederation says it will continue to cooperate with the authorities to its fullest capacity.

“At present, CONCACAF is not in a position to comment further on the specific allegations, which have been referred to the appropriate legal counsel through the pertinent channels,” said a CONCACAF spokesperson in a release.

Meanwhile, CONCACAF says it will continue to operate in the ordinary course of business, hosting all of its upcoming tournaments in timely manner, including the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

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