Zurich — FIFA will update its executive committee members
this week on the American and Swiss corruption investigations which involve
some of them.
The two-day session starting Thursday will be chaired by
President Sepp Blatter, who is an expected target of both federal cases.
Blatter's reluctance to visit countries which have an
extradition treaty with the United States appears to have affected FIFA's
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FIFA says the executive committee will decide Friday on the
date and place of its next meeting.
That had previously been scheduled to take place on Dec.
17-18 in Japan, which hosts the Club World Cup and where Blatter could risk arrest.
FIFA says this week's meeting will approve an agenda for the
extraordinary congress in Zurich on Feb. 26 when Blatter's successor will be
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