FIFA U.S formally requests Switzerland to extradite 7 FIFA officials

The seven officials were arrested in Zurich on May 27, the first day of a FIFA Executive Congress.

  • Published: , Refreshed:
The 7 FIFA officials facing corruption charges. play

The 7 FIFA officials facing corruption charges.

(Brunch)
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

The U.S. has formally asked Switzerland to extradite the seven FIFA officials arrested in May for alleged corruption.

"On July 1, the U.S. embassy in Bern sent Switzerland formal extradition requests within the timeframe set down in the bilateral extradition treaty,’’ the Federal Office of Justice said in a statement.

The seven officials were arrested in Zurich on May 27, the first day of a FIFA Executive Congress.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng. More information here.