Saturday, February 5, 2011

Exorcises its Devils?

Kicking Back comments: While I believe this good news for the sport that some involved in the World Cup pay to play scandal have been dealt with, I hardly feel that FIFA has rid itself of all its issues.

It's a good start to be sure, but one they were forced to take with some superior investigative journalism.

Adamu Finished as FIFA Exorcises its Devils; Temarii Appeal Rejected
(WFI) Amos Adamu and Reynald Temarii, the FIFA Executive committee members caught out by the Sunday Times bungs sting, have had their appeals against their bans rejected by FIFA. ...

Adamu and Temarii were caught on film last October requesting improper inducements in return for their votes for the hosting of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
FIFA’s appeal committee today upheld three and one year bans handed out by the organisation’s ethics committee in November. ...

See the whole story here, courtesy of World Football Insider.

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