Sport Prosecutors open bribery case against PSG president

17:15  12 october  2017
17:15  12 october  2017 Source:   Read Sport

World Cup bribery case opened against PSG president, Valcke

  World Cup bribery case opened against PSG president, Valcke GENEVA — Swiss federal prosecutors have announced a criminal case for suspected bribery linked to World Cup broadcast rights against Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the Qatari president of Paris Saint-Germain. The investigation concerns alleged bribes offered to former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke to award 2026 and 2030 World Cup rights to Qatari-owned BeIN Media Group, the office of Switzerland's attorney general said on Thursday.

Swiss federal prosecutors have announced a criminal case for suspected bribery linked to World Cup broadcast rights against Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the Qatari To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs. World Cup bribery case opened against PSG

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Swiss prosecutors have opened up a bribery case against PSG president and FIFA Club World Cup committee member Nasser Al-Khelaifi.

Al-Khelaifi is also the chief executive officer of beIN Media Group — according to Rob Harris, this criminal case concerns World Cup TV rights.

A statement by Swiss authorities states that Jerome Valcke, Nasser Al-Khelaifi and one other are being investigated for fraud, unfaithful administration of business, and forgery of documents, in relation to the allocation of media rights for certain countries at the FIFA World Cups of 2018 and 2022.

Al-Khelaifi took over at PSG IN October 2011 and the club have since won four Ligue 1 titles, three Coupes de France, three Coupes de la Ligue, and five consecutive Trophees des Champions.

The likes of Angel di Maria, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe have all joined the club since the induction of the Qatari president and he aims to make PSG one of Europe’s uppermost elite.

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