FIFA suspends Qatar football federation following anti-corruption probe
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FIFA suspended Qatar’s football federation and football-related entities in connection with the FIFA corruption scandal, a FIFA statement said on Wednesday.
The suspension was issued to the Qatari National Anti-Corruption Committee, according to the statement.
The Qatari FA, which was founded in 2006, is the governing body for the 2022 World Cup and was founded on the principles of equality and democracy.
FIFA, which is based in Zurich, Switzerland, is responsible for all major sporting events.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter said the Qatar crisis was an important event for the international sporting community.
“I can’t stress enough that the situation in Qatar is a serious and serious situation,” Blatter told a news conference.
Blatter also said Qatar was the victim of a political agenda, but did not name any individual. “
The people of Qatar, as citizens, are not in a position to make such decisions.”
Blatter also said Qatar was the victim of a political agenda, but did not name any individual.
“What has happened is a political decision by some parties, which were not in control of the situation at the time,” Blazer said.
Blatter did not say who had been behind the decision to suspend the QAFC.
The statement said the QFCC had been notified of the suspension.
“We do not yet know who initiated this decision.
We are working to clarify it.
We must respect the decision of the QFC and its leaders,” the statement said.
The FIFA executive committee meets on Thursday to discuss the issue.
Blazer, Blatter and the QAAF chairman, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammad Al Thani, were expected to attend.
Blitzer said the decision was taken by the QAAFC, but he would not be able to provide more details about its activities.
Blatt’s office had no immediate comment.
The Football Association of Qatar has been accused of paying bribes to officials in Qatar.
The FA said it was aware of the statement but had no comment.
Blair said that the QCA and the Qatar FA had been working together to bring together all relevant parties to make sure this case would be resolved.
“In this process, I think there are some steps that are going to be taken,” he said.
“There are no formalities that need to be put in place but we are in a situation where there is a lot of work to do and that is why we need to act quickly and to make certain that we do everything we can to bring these issues to a resolution.”
FIFA, a U.S.-based organization that represents world football’s governing body, said the matter would be handled “according to the facts and circumstances”.
Blatter, who has been president of FIFA for more than a decade, said he was confident of resolving the matter with Qatar’s leaders.
“Today, FIFA and its member associations are ready to resolve the situation and the whole process,” Blatt said.
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