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Monday, July 25

Three more Fifa executives face questions

The Irish Times "Soccer : Three Fifa executive committee members and up to 15 Caribbean associations could face a new investigation over the bribery scandal that saw Mohamed Bin Hammam banned for life.

Judge Petrus Damaseb, the deputy-chairman of Fifa’s ethics commission, has asked Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke to consider a new probe into some of those that attended the meeting in Trinidad on May 10th and 11th where the cash gifts were said to have been paid.

The three Fifa members who accompanied Bin Hammam on his private jet were Manilal Fernando from Sri Lanka, Worawi Makudi from Thailand and Hany Abo Rida from Egypt. All three have told investigators they did not see cash gifts being offered, nor was there any talk of that taking place."