AUDIO:FIFA president warns corrupt Football administrators to leave football

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino spoke out against corruption in football during his address to the FIFA Congress in Bahrain.

The FIFA boss gave  the strong  statement the 67th FIFA Congress on Thursday .

Representatives from all 211 Member Associations were in attendance at Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre in Manama.

The world football governing body has been engulfed with a  widening corruption scandal,when the US Department of Justice indicted several top executives. 

The US indicted 14 current and former Fifa officials and associates on charges of “rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted” corruption following a major inquiry by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Also 16 more officials were charged following the arrest of two Fifa vice-presidents in at the same hotel in Zurich.

Former Brazil football federation chief Ricardo Teixeira was among those accused of being “involved in criminal schemes involving well over $200m (£132m) in bribes and kickbacks”.

According to a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling in may this year Sepp Blatter was “reckless” when he paid $2 million to Michel Platini in a transaction that led both to be banned from world football

“If there is any one in this room or outside this room who still thinks that he can enrichment himself that he can abuse football .I have one clear and strong  message to tell  him, leave football and leave football now we don’t want you,”FIFA president issued a warning to football administrators .

 

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