Two criminal probes into corruption at football’s governing body Fifa are under way. This after seven senior officials were arrested in Zurich on US charges. Apart from that, Swiss prosecutors launched a criminal case into the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, to be held in Russia and Qatar respectively. According to the US Justice Department, nine football officials are among 14 people indicted on corruption charges.
Former FIFA Vice President and Executive Committee member Jack Warner HAS REVEALED THAT HE’S NOT WORRIED after several arrests were made of FIFA officials.
The US justice department said 14 individuals were under investigation worldwide, including high-ranking Fifa officials, for allegedly accepting bribes worth $150m (£97m).
Speaking on the Power Breakfast Show on power 102.1 fm this morning, stated that he had little information on the arrests.
Former FIFA Vice President and Executive Committee member Jack Warner.
Minister of Sport Brent Sancho said he is not surprised by the arrest made based on the evidence collected by US officials.
Minister Sancho went on to say that he will try everything in his power to ensure that the issues at FIFA do not affect the affairs of local football.
Although he did say that he expects that it will have a trickle down effect on CONCACAF.
Minister of Sport, Brent Sancho.