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FIFA investigatory chamber recommends lifelong ban on CONMEBOL's Bedoya, Jadue

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11   //    18 Feb 2016, 15:50 IST
President of Chile's Football Federation Sergio Jadue speaks after receiving a distinction for the America Cup the draw of the 2015 Copa Sudamericana tournament at the CONMEBOL headquarters in Luque, on the outskirts of Asuncion July 16, 2015. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno/Files
President of Chile's Football Federation Sergio Jadue speaks after receiving a distinction for the America Cup the draw of the 2015 Copa Sudamericana tournament at the CONMEBOL headquarters in Luque, on the outskirts of Asuncion July 16, 2015. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno/Files

ZURICH (Reuters) - Soccer governing body FIFA's chief ethics investigator has recommended life bans for the former heads of the Colombian and Chilean football federations.

The allegations brought against the two officials, Luis Bedoya and Sergio Jadue, included bribery and corruption, FIFA's ethics committee said in a statement.

In December, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Bedoya and Jadue pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy and wire fraud conspiracy in November.

(Reporting by Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi)

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