Former FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam has appealed his lifetime ban from soccer for election bribery, saying Thursday his punishment was politically motivated.
Delving further into a scandal that shook the sport, FIFA will investigate 16 Caribbean soccer leaders about a bribery scandal involving former presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam.
Asian football bosses on Friday decided against holding immediate elections to replace disgraced former chief Mohamed bin Hammam.
A week that started
with Asian Football Confederation president Mohamed Bin Hammam
refusing to resign despite receiving a life ban from FIFA.
Japan`s football chief has demanded a detailed explanation from FIFA on its decision to ban AFC president Mohamed bin Hammam for corruption.
FIFA are set to open a further investigation into the meeting of Caribbean football officials which resulted in former presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam being banned for life.
Banned Asian football chief Mohamed
bin Hammam likened FIFA president Sepp Blatter to a "dictator"
today, and said bribery claims against him were the result of
Mohamed Bin Hammam wants the evidence presented to FIFA that led to his life ban from football to be placed in the public domain.
Some Caribbean football administrators could soon find themselves under FIFA`s scrutiny.
Mohamed Bin Hammam was banned for life by football`s ruling body on Saturday for his part in a cash-for-votes scandal.
Asian football supremo Mohamed Bin Hammam was on Saturday banned from the game for life after being found guilty of corruption following a two-day hearing of FIFA`s ethics committee.
Mohamed bin Hammam believes FIFA has already decided to find him guilty of bribing voters in his presidential contest against Sepp Blatter.
Mohamed Bin Hammam has refused to speak to investigators or provide his bank records during the probe into allegations that he paid cash gifts to Caribbean football officials.
A FIFA commissioned investigation into claims that Asian football chief Mohamed bin Hammam used bribes in his bid for the organisation`s top job has found fresh evidence.
Sepp Blatter said he expects a verdict next month from the committee charged with investigating the corruption scandal.
Mohamed bin Hammam tried to bribe officials in his campaign to oust Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.
Several Asian football officials are refusing to attend FIFA`s congress.
Mohamed bin Hammam slams his suspension by FIFA over corruption claims.
FIFA suspended two executive committee members amid allegations they bribed voters in the presidential election campaign.
FIFA`s corruption problems took an astonishing twist Wednesday when presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam was ordered to face an ethics hearing after an insider alleged possible bribery.
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