Home / FOOTBALL / FIFA  Ethics Committee Slams Former Brazilian FA Chief

FIFA  Ethics Committee Slams Former Brazilian FA Chief

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Mr José Maria Marin, the former president of the Brazilian Football Association (CBF) and former member of several FIFA committees, guilty of bribery in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics.

The investigation into Mr Marin related to various bribery schemes, in particular during the 2012-2015 period, in relation to his role in awarding contracts to companies for the media and marketing rights to CONMEBOL, Concacaf and CBF competitions.

In its decision, the adjudicatory chamber found that Mr Marin had breached art. 27 (Bribery) of the FIFA Code of Ethics and, as a result, banned him for life from all football-related activities (administrative, sports or any other) at both national and international level. In addition, a fine in the amount of CHF 1 million has been imposed on Mr Marin.

The decision was notified to Mr Marin today, the date on which the ban comes into force.

 

Check Also

Odey Receives Loan Options To Join Ankaragucu Or Guingamp From Genk

Racing Genk of Belgium attacker, Stephen Odey has received a double loan offer that could …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *