Amos Adamu FIFA's ethics committee opens formal proceedings against Nigerian football administrator

Adamu allegedly violated three articles-covering general rules of conduct, loyalty and conflict of interest-of it’s Code of Ethics.

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The ethics committee of world football governing body, FIFA has opened formal proceedings against Nigerian administrator Amos Adamu.

Adamu was a member of FIFA's Executive Committee for four years until 2010, when he was banned for three years after being found guilty of taking bribes in exchange for World Cup votes.

Former FIFA and CAF executive committee member Amos Adamu play Adamu was banned for three years for taking bribes in exchange for World Cup votes.

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Although he continues to deny the accusation, the 62-year-old is facing another ban over alleged breaches of FIFA’s code of ethics since March 2015.

According to a FIFA statement, Adamu violated three articles-covering general rules of conduct, loyalty and conflict of interest-of it’s Code of Ethics.

FIFA's ethics committee statement on Amos Adamu play FIFA's ethics committee statement on Amos Adamu (FIFA)

 

The investigatory chamber of FIFA is now recommending a two-year ban and a fan for the former member of the CAF/FIFA Exco and WAFU president.

"For reasons linked to privacy rights and the presumption of innocence until proven guilty, the adjudicatory chamber will not publish further details at the present time," the statement reads.

The judging chamber says Adamu can request a hearing.

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