Havelange quits FIFA post following bribery investigation
BERNE (Reuters) - Joao Havelange has resigned as honorary president of FIFA following an investigation into a bribery case involving ISL, the former marketing partner of world soccer's governing body, a FIFA report said on Tuesday.
The report by Hans-Joachim Eckert, head of the adjudicatory chamber of FIFA's ethics committee, said Havelange quit his post on April 18.
(Reporting by Brian Homewood)
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