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The role of Mohamed bin Hammam is not linked to the bid, with the former AFC president’s payments to CAF officials described as unrelated to the Qatar team and instead connected to his ambitions to become Fifa president. Bin Hammam’s legal payments to Reynald Temarii, which resulted in the removal of one vote, are also dismissed as having “no direct link” to Qatar 2022.
Warner “showered” the England bid team with “inappropriate requests” and they reportedly obliged, sponsoring a gala dinner in Trinidad, trying to help an associate of Warner find a job in the UK and providing benefits for a football club he owned in Trinidad. The attempts to indulge the Concacaf president “damaged the integrity” of the process according to the report, which criticised the former FA chairman and bid leader Lord Triesman for not cooperating with the investigation.
Australia did attempt to gain the support of a Fifa executive member. The OFC’s seeking of financial support from Australia also undermined the process’s integrity. Report highlights payments from the Football Federation of Australia to Concacaf which appear “co-mingled with personal funds of the then Concacaf president [Warner]”.
it is still completely peculiar that the members of FIFA's executive committee chose a tiny desert nation where temperatures reach 50C in June & July. Qatar has achieved absolutely nothing in the sport
Uefa will have to consider leaving Fifa if world football's governing body does not publish, in full, Michael J Garcia's report into bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, according to German Football League President Reinhard Rauball.
Rauball warned if Garcia's findings are not published "and this crisis is not resolved in a credible manner, you have to maybe also talk about the question of whether you are actually still well-served by Fifa."
Asked about possible consequences, Rauball replied, "One option, which would have to be seriously considered, is certainly whether Uefa should leave Fifa."
He described Eckert's ruling as a "communicative meltdown," and said it "shakes the foundations of Fifa in a way I never experienced before."
Source : Daily Telegraph