Sepp Blatter Ban Gets FIFA Extension Till 2028 : Sports

Sepp Blatter Ban Gets FIFA Extension Till 2028 : Sports

Kachi Tv reports that the former president was handed a fresh ban for receiving huge bonuses. This new ban will serve him till the year 2028, which is six years and eight months.

Former FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke also had his existing suspension extended by the same amount.

The new bans will only come into force when the current bans on Blatter and Valcke for corruption, which last till October this year and October 2025, end.

FIFA’s Ethics Committee said it had also fined each man $1.1m.

Sepp Blatter Ban

Blatter , who is 85, reportedly received  23 million Swiss francs in “extraordinary bonuses” linked to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and the 2014 World Cup in Brazil as well as the Confederations Cup tournament in Brazil that preceded it, the Ethics Committee said in a summary of its decision

Finally, the body agreed that both Blatter and Valcke has violated the “code of ethics” by accepting gifts .

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