Thursday, February 3, 2011

Appealing for a call ...

Fifa opens 'corruption' hearing appeals

Fifa has begun hearing appeals by five officials suspended after allegations of corruption during the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding races.

Executive committee members Amos Adamu and Reynald Temarii were barred from voting by Fifa's ethics committee.

Nigeria's Adamu has challenged a three-year football ban for seeking bribes from reporters who posed as lobbyists. ...

See the whole story here, courtesy of the BBC.

... and why did the BBC put the word corruption in quotes? It is the charge levied on these folks. Call it what it is!

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