New president denies he was behind the controversial removal of ethics committee chairmen as annual congress tries to turn page on corruption scandal
In the bad old days at Fifa, not very long ago at all – days which the new president, Gianni Infantino, told the annual congress in Bahrain the organisation has left behind – a swamp of corruption prevailed behind walls of denial.
Loyal executive committee henchmen of the embattled president, Sepp Blatter, would rise with a show of regret from their seats at the top table and denounce reports as “lies”, lambasting reporters hunched at the back of the hall for attacking the “Fifa family”.
Source: Football News
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