Former FIFA VP Figueredo agrees to extradition

Nov 12, 2015, 08:28 IST | Agencies

Ex-FIFA VP Eugenio Figueredo has agreed to be extradited from Switzerland to his home in Uruguay, to face corruption charges, the Swiss justice ministry said

Geneva: Ex-FIFA VP Eugenio Figueredo has agreed to be extradited from Switzerland to his home in Uruguay, to face corruption charges, the Swiss justice ministry said.

But the extradition may be challenged by USA, which indicted him in May as part of its massive probe into decades of graft at the top of world football.

The Swiss justice ministry has approved his extradition to both USA and Uruguay.

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