Former Guam Football Association president banned for life by FIFA

ZURICH — Former Guam Football Association president Richard Lai was banned for life from participating in national and international football competitions according to a Nov. 21 release by Federation Internationale de Football Association. Lai pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud conspiracy and one count of willful failure to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts. Lai’s guilty plea is related to schemes in which he received bribes in exchange for his support in relation to FIFA presidential elections and to gain control and influence within the Asian Football Confederation and FIFA. 

In response to the ban . . .

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