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Paraguayan judge authorizes extradition of ex-Conmebol president

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Paraguayan judge authorizes extradition of ex-Conmebol president

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ASUNCION (Reuters) – A Paraguayan judge authorized on Thursday the extradition of the former president of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) Nicolas Leoz to the United States, where he faces bribery accusations in a corruption investigation into world football executives. The decision by Judge Humberto Otazu, which was seen by Reuters, can be appealed by Leoz’s defence.

(Reporting by Daniela Desantis; Writing by Cassandra Garrison)
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