Webb sentencing in FIFA case delayed for 14th time : Cayman Information Service

Cayman News Service


Jeff Webb

(CNS): According to correspondence seen by CNS from the Eastern District of New York courts, the sentencing hearing for the disgraced local football boss, Jeffery Web, has been postponed for the fourteenth time. Webb, the former president of CONCACAF and the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) and former VP of FIFA, was convicted in December 2015 for his part in the FIFA corruption scandal but has still not been sentenced.

Webb’s attorney made a successful application to postpone a sentencing hearing scheduled for later this month for at least six more months, and a new date was set for May 2024. If that hearing goes ahead, it will be held nine years after Webb, once seen as the heir-apparent to Sepp Blatter, was arrested in Switzerland, along with dozens of other FIFA bosses and international sports executives, in connection with a massive US investigation into football corruption.

It is understood that since Webb pleaded guilty to the charges of…