FIFA Bans Ugandan Official over 2014 World Cup Ticket Resales

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FIFA has banned the president of Uganda’s soccer federation for two months over the resale of tickets for the 2014 World Cup.

FIFA said its ethics judges ratified a plea bargain by Moses Magogo, an elected member of the Confederation of African Football executive committee. He also agreed to pay a 10,000 Swiss francs ($10,075) fine.

Magogo was alleged to have profited from rule-breaking resales among an allocation of 177 tickets FIFA thought were for fans in Uganda.

A formal complaint in Uganda alleged “American and South African agents sold tickets for games in Brazil.