25 May '11, 9pm

Hammam under FIFA probe

Mohamed Hammam is facing an ethics investigation just days before his attempt to unseat Sepp Blatter as FIFA president after a report alleging possible bribery rocked the election campaign yesterday. Hammam, the Qatari head of the Asian Football Confederation and the only man running against Blatter in the June 1 vote, was one of four officials summoned by FIFA to appear before its ethics committee on Sunday following a report from fellow executive committee member Chuck Blazer. FIFA said in a statement it had opened ethics proceedings against Jack Warner of Trinidad and Tobago, the president of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football, and two Caribbean Football Union (CFU) officials as well as Hammam. Blazer's report, which included "bribery allegations", referred to a CFU meeting which was attended by Warner and Hammam on May 10/11...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Sports/Sportsinbrief/EDC110526...

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