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Soccer-FIFA ethics investigator Garcia resigns
December 17, 2014 / 4:01 PM / 3 years ago

Soccer-FIFA ethics investigator Garcia resigns

MARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec 17 (Reuters) - FIFA ethics investigator Michael Garcia said on Wednesday he was resigning, one day after his appeal over a decision by ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert was ruled inadmissible.

“No independent governance committee, investigator, or arbitration panel can change the culture of an organization,” he said in a statement.

“Effective today, December 17, 2014, I am resigning as independent Chairman of the Investigatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee.”

FIFA is soccer’s world governing body.

Writing by Brian Homewood; Editing by Ken Ferris

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