WEB DESK – In a shocking development of events, one London based news outlet has claimed that former vice president of world football regulatory body were heavily bribed for approving Qatar’s bid to hold 2022 World Cup.
The London based news outlet ‘Evening Standard’ claimed that FIFA’s former President Jack Warner accepted payments of almost $2 million from a Qatari firm linked to the country’s successful bid for the 2022 World Cup.
It was reported that payments totalling almost $750,000 have been made to Jack Warner’s sons, and a further $400,000 to one of his employees.
Warner stood down from his role with FIFA in 2011 after being accused of paying bribes to Caribbean associations.
It was also reported that US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI( is currently investigating the latest allegations. However, Qatar has repeatedly denied wrongdoing during the bidding process.