Soccer

Bin Hammam faces graft probe

2011-05-25 13:44
Mohamed Bin Hammam (AFP)

Zurich - FIFA is to open an investigation into a possible breach of its ethics code by presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam and executive committee member Jack Warner.

FIFA said the investigation by its ethics committee followed a report by Chuck Blazer, another executive committee member, on "possible violations of the FIFA Code of Ethics allegedly committed by officials."

Soccer's governing body said that report was linked to a meeting on May 10/11 at which both men were present regarding the June 1 presidential election. It included "possible bribery allegations."

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