North American soccer body CONCACAF general secretary fired: Sanz' lawyer

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Posted: Aug 07, 2015 9:03 AM

ZURICH (Reuters) - The head of North American soccer's governing body CONCACAF has been fired following the FBI investigation into corruption allegations at FIFA, a source and his lawyer said.

"Enrique Sanz was terminated from his employment with CONCACAF this week," a source close to the confederation said. Sanz's lawyer, Joseph DeMaria, confirmed Colombia-born Sanz had been dismissed.

(Reporting by Simon Evans; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)