FIFA Suspend its two executive committee members

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FIFA has provisionally suspended its two executive committee members accused of selling their votes in the race to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
A final decision on Nigeria’s Amos Adamu and Tahiti’s Reynald Temarii will made at a meeting in mid-November, but FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said there is no discussion about postponing the announcement of the host countries, scheduled for December 2.
“The process for 2018 and 2022 has been perfectly well managed and well organised. There have been various times the ethics committee has sent letters to the bidders to inform them what they are doing or not doing,” said Valcke.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter said in a statement that yesterday was a “sad day for football” and that “our society is full of devils and these devils you find them in football”.
FIFA ethics commission chairman Claudio Sulser labelled as only speculation the reports that the Spain/Portugal bid for the 2018 tournament has colluded with Qatar’s candidature for 2022.
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