Ex-soccer heads face verdicts in corruption trials
Updated: 2012-06-13 09:07
SHENGYANG, Liaoning Province - The former Chinese soccer bosses who were accused of taking bribes face verdicts on Wednesday morning.
A court in Dandong, Liaoning, is expected to announce a verdict against Nan Yong, the former director of the Chinese Football Administrative Center who was charged with 17 counts of taking bribes worth $235,000.
Nan's predecessor Xie Yalong, accused of accepting bribes totaling more than $273,000, will hear his verdict in Tieling.
Four former Chinese international players - Shen Si, Qi Hong, Jiang Jin and Li Ming, charged of taking a total of $1.27 million to fix a league game, are waiting for their verdicts in Shenyang.
The court in Anshan is set to read a verdict against Shao Wenzhong, the former general manager of China Football Industry Development Corp.