The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) opposes any postponement of the 65th FIFA Congress and the election for the presidency scheduled for 29 May 2015 in Zurich. 119 more words
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Fifa president Sepp Blatter has told an emergency meeting of football’s governing body he will not quit, amid growing political pressure over a corruption scandal. Seven top Fifa officials were arrested in Zurich on Wednesday, among 14 people indicted by US prosecutors. 652 more words
Destination: Zurich, Switzerland
“Ughhhh!” I groaned, sprawled out on a bench beneath the tree-lined perimeter of the cracked and deserted Oktoberfest grounds. The sweltering heat was not helping to purge our hangovers so we decided to ditch the city and follow the lines of latitude south to the German border towns of Fussen and Garmisch. 2,206 more words
So yesterday was a bit of an awkward moment for FIFA.
American prosecutors have brought indictments against fourteen officials of FIFA, with the seven men pictured above being contained in Zurich for the time being, on charges of taking bribes from South Africa to host the 2012 World Cup. 355 more words