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  • US government prosecutors have proposed what they call an "aggressive but FIFA Coins achievable" schedule that would work towards jury selection beginning on February 27, 2017 in New York.But underscoring the enormity of the case, in which eight defendants in the United States have pleaded not guilty and extradition requests are pending for another nine.

    Judge Raymond Dearie heard objections from defense lawyers during a 25-minute hearing Wednesday. Eduardo Li of Costa Rica, leaves the Court of the Eastern District in Brooklyn New York on April 13, 2016 ©Kena Betancur (AFP)Lawyers for one defendant said the February date was "just not workable," while another called for an accelerated schedule.

    The legal team of Costa Rica's Eduardo Li proposed at least a one-month delay, estimating that the amount of data in the case ranged from 700 million to 900 million pages.Under the government's proposed schedule, evidence in the case would be submitted to the court by June 30.

    But prosecutors admitted Wednesday that while they expected to turn Cheap FUT Coins over evidence currently in their possession by then, they expected more data to come in before and after June 30.Dearie said he had an obligation to move ahead when the eight defendants, who are under house arrest in the United States, were under "considerable restraint" away from home and presumed innocent."