Friday, April 26, 2013

Very dark scary stuff ...

Asian football candidate denies player persecution

A leading candidate to become Asia's next football boss has made a fresh denial that players were persecuted under his direction in Bahrain after a rights group urged delegates to vote against him.

Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, a Bahraini royal and head of the country's football association, made the comments after the US-based group said players were tortured and abused during a crackdown on pro-democracy protests. ...

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Kicking Back Comments: Accusations of bribery, match fixing, and torture. FIFA, where are you?

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