Football: FIFA opens ethics probes into 16 officials

Mohammed Bin Hammam allegedly handed out bribes to Caribbean members of Concacef.


Reuters August 12, 2011

MIAMI: World football’s governing body Fifa said it has opened ethics proceedings against 16 Caribbean federation officials, following an initial probe into cash-for-votes allegations during this year’s presidential election. The cases are related to the meeting in Trinidad on May 10 and 11 where it was alleged that Qatari official Mohammed Bin Hammam handed out bribes to Caribbean members of Concacef, the regional body for football in North and Central America and the Caribbean.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 13th, 2011.

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