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Warner caught in video

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Warner caught in video

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The Caribbean’s soccer black eye just a got whole lot darker, with Austin “Jack” Warner, being shown in a video encouraging Caribbean officials to accept bribe money from Mohammed Bin Hammam during his run-up to this year’s FIFA general elections.
In a story published Tuesday on the website of British newspaper the Daily Telegraph, Warner, a Government minister in Trinidad and Tobago and former president of CONCACAF is clearly seen on video telling Caribbean officials they were not obliged to vote for Bin Hammam in the FIFA presidential election, but that he had told the Qatari to bring cash.
FIFA’s ethics committee has already proven that Bin Hammam offered CFU officials US$40 000 to vote for him.
Warner resigned from FIFA and never faced official charges, but Bin Hammam was banned for life in July by FIFA’s ethics committee and is appealing. (BA)
Read full story in today’s DAILY NATION.