The president of Kosovo’s football federation Agim Ademi has been sentenced to nine months in prison for attempted coercion in a case dating back to 2012.
The Kosovo Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s ruling issued in July to 58-year Agim Ademi.
Ademi’s friend Muharrem Rama received a one-year prison sentence.
Both were accused of forcing a business to collaborate in July 2012 to pay €30,000 or donate a BMW X5 luxury vehicle to a Pristina municipality official to receive falsified documents relating to a real estate transaction, Radio Free Europe reported on February 26. The indictment was filed in 2014.
Ademi has been president of the Football Federation of Kosovo since July 2018.
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