The Telegraph disclosed this week that Mr Warner, a former vice-president of
Fifa and executive cabinet member, appears to have been privately paid
$1.2 million (£720,000) from a association tranquil by a former Qatari
football official, Mohamed Bin Hammam, shortly after a preference to award
a nation a tournament.
Payments totalling roughly $750,000 were done to Mr Warner’s sons, documents
show. A serve $400,000 was paid to one of his employees.
Following a revelations, comparison MPs called for an exploration into the
argumentative preference to endowment Qatar a 2022 tournament.
Last September, Mr Garcia pronounced his investigators would interview
member of each bid team, and a series of officials who worked on
England’s catastrophic 2018 bid have already been questioned.
Just 13 of a 22 members who took partial in a Dec 2010 opinion are still on
a committee, while a others have possibly retired, been criminialized or resigned
while underneath investigation.
The news about Mr Garcia’s revisit comes during a same time as a former chairman
of England’s World Cup bid labels Fifa “corrupt”, and claims emerge that the
former Emir of Qatar upheld a militant organisation.
Lord Triesman, a former FA chairman, pronounced that a Fifa executive is
“incapable of holding a stairs they should” and that a enlightenment “is low in
crime and has been for decades”.
In Oct 2012, following a initial central revisit to a Gaza Strip by a
conduct of state, a Emir of Qatar affianced $400 million (£240 million) in aid
to a Hamas rulers. Many courtesy Hamas as a militant organisation, which
refuses to recognize Israel.
Mr Warner, now a politician in Trinidad, commented on a Telegraph’s
revelations yesterday. He said: “I have no seductiveness in fasten in the
giddiness that is now flitting as news on Qatar and Jack Warner.
“Nor do we intend to join those who are on a magician hunt opposite a World
Cup 2022 venue. And do cruise this as my final criticism on this matter.”
A orator for Qatar’s 2022 World Cup organising cabinet said: “The 2022
bid cabinet particularly adhered to Fifa’s behest regulations in compliance
with their formula of ethics.
“The autarchic cabinet for smoothness and bequest and a people concerned in
a 2022 bid cabinet are unknowingly of any allegations surrounding business
exchange between private individuals.”
Mr Bin Hammam declined to comment.