• Julio Rocha, Jailed FIFA Official From Nicaragua, Dies at 67

    6 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Rocha, a former president of the Nicaraguan soccer federation, was convicted in the United States in a corruption scandal at FIFA and awaiting sentencing at the time of his death.
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  • Julio Rocha, jailed former Nicaragua soccer boss, dies at 67

    6 monthes ago - By National Post

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Julio Rocha, the former Nicaraguan Football Federation president convicted in the United States in a corruption scandal at FIFA, died on Saturday. He was 67.
    Federation president Manuel Quintanilla said his predecessor died after an illness he had had “for several months.”
    Federation spokesman Moises Avalos told Nueva Radio Ya that Rocha had cancer. He added that family members petitioned for him to be able to return from the U.S. to die in his home country, “but unfortunately nothing could be done.”
    Rocha was president of the federation from 1987 to 2012 and director...
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  • Julio Rocha, jailed former Nicaragua soccer boss, dies at 67

    Julio Rocha, jailed former Nicaragua soccer boss, dies at 67

    6 monthes ago - By Saint Louis Today

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua - The head of the Nicaraguan Football Federation says his predecessor Julio Rocha, who was convicted in the United States in a corruption scandal at FIFA, has died. Rocha was 67.
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