(WFI) World football’s governing body FIFA has banned former Brazil Football Confederation (CBF) president Jose Maria Marin for life for bribery, effective immediately. Jose Maria Marin (Wikipedia) In addition, Marin was fined CHF 1 million ($995,421) by the adjudicatory chamber of the Independent Ethics Committee, which found him guilty of bribery in violation of the
The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has banned Ramón Maradiaga, the former national team coach of El Salvador, for a period of two years from all football-related activities (administrative, sports and any other) at both national and international level. The investigation against Mr Maradiaga opened on 18 July 2017, on the basis, inter
(WFI) A witness in corruption trial of FIFA execs says a $1 million bribe was given for Qatar World Cup vote.
(WFI) Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke, PSG president under investigation in World Cup bribery case.
(WFI) Football’s governing body has turned over results of 22-month investigation to Swiss authorities.
Dec. 5 – The disgraced former football chief could face more trouble after losing his appeal to CAS.
Nov. 9 – The FIFA Ethics Committee calls for a lifetime ban for Rafael Callejas citing five ethics violations.
May 4 – FIFA investigators recommend life ban for corruption-tarnished former vice president and CONCACAF chief Jeffrey Webb. Mark Bisson reports.
April 6 – Gianni Infantino says he is “dismayed” his integrity is being questioned after he was revealed to have signed off a TV rights contract with two businessmen later indicted in the U.S. in FIFA’s corruption scandal. Mark Bisson reports.
March 22 – FIFA’s ethics committee launches probe into cash-for-votes 2006 Germany World Cup bid bribery scandal and organizing committee officials including Franz Beckenbauer. Mark Bisson reports