The CONCACAF presidency has become the poisoned chalice of RS gold football governance.Three of the most recent CONCACAF presidents are facing corruption allegations.Long-time CONCACAF President Jack Warner, from Trinidad and Tobago, is currently fighting against extradition to the United States after being indicted for racketeering and conspiracy.
Jeffrey Webb, who succeeded Warner, pleaded guilty to racketeering, money laundering and wire fraud last year after being extradited from Switzerland.Webb's replacement Alfredo Hawit was also charged. He appeared in a New York court on Monday and pleaded guilty to four criminal charges, including racketeering and wire fraud in connection with the FIFA scandal. Defiant Blatter regrets he did not reform FIFA | Daily Mail Online.
Defiant Blatter regrets he did not reform FIFA ByReuters Published: 16:31 EST, 15 April 2016 | Updated: 16:31 EST, 15 April 2016 e-mail By John MillerBASEL, April 15 (Reuters) - Former FIFA president SeppBlatter acknowledged on Friday that he failed to reform thescandal-ridden world soccer organisation but asserted he was notresponsible for corruption in its regional organisations.Blatter spoke to more than 400 people at the University ofBasel, where a student group has been preparing proposals on howFIFA should address the scandal.
The disgraced FIFA head appeared at the event with LuisMoreno Ocampo, a former International Criminal Court prosecutorwho accused the 80-year-old Swiss citizen of turning a blind eyeto corruption within regional soccer organisations.Dozens of officials, including former members of FIFA'sexecutive committee, have been indicted in the United States.