July 13 – Chuck Blazer, the man responsible for dragging North American soccer into modernity and later the symbol of rampant corruption in FIFA is dead at the age of 72.
(WFI) Also: CONCACAF sues its former president and secretary general for $20 million
FIFA bans three in connection to case involving friendlies in buildup to 2010 World Cup. Gerard Farek reports…
Aug. 24 – Formal adjudicatory proceedings are underway against former president of the South African Football Association Kirsten Nematandani.
March 16 – As it tries to reclaim “tens of millions of dollars” pocketed illegally by corrupt former officials, FIFA admits for the first time that ExCo members sold their votes to help South Africa secure the 2010 World Cup. Mark Bisson reports.
March 14 – FIFA has banned three South African Football Association officials, including former CEO Leslie Sedibe, after a probe into fixing international friendlies in the build-up to the 2010 World Cup. Mark Bisson reports.
Dec. 22 – Tokyo Sexwale appeared before a U.S. grand jury as a witness in the ongoing FIFA corruption scandal.
Sept. 22 – Disgraced former FIFA vice president Jack Warner could soon be on his way to the USA to face corruption charges.
June 3 – Fikile Mbalula dismisses allegations that the country paid out bribes to secure the 2010 World Cup.
June 2 – FIFA denies claims in New York Times that Sepp Blatter aide Jerome Valcke was involved in the transfer of $10 million to its former vice president Jack Warner… Letter emerges indicating he was aware of payment. Mark Bisson reports.