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More talk of Qatar bid bribes

By Agence France-Presse in Paris ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-12-10 07:27:15

The Qatari team for the controversial winning bid to host the 2022 World Cup offered large bribes to senior African soccer figures for their respective federations, claims former communications director Phaedra Almajid.

Almajid, who gave evidence under condition of anonymity to the FIFA inquiry into the corruption allegations surrounding the 2018 and 2022 bid races led by American former federal prosecutor Michael Garcia, only to be outed by FIFA ethics chief Hans-Joachim Eckert, told France Football she was present when offers were made.

However, she did not witness money changing hands.

More talk of Qatar bid bribes

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