May 12, 2011 | In: Articles

Jacques Anoma describes bribery allegations as false & welcomes Fifa investigations

Ivory Coast FA boss Jacques Anoma has denied accepting bribes to the value of $1.5 million to vote for Qatar as hosts of the 2022 World Cup finals.

The Ivorian said he welcomes Fifa investigations into the Sunday Times accusations to establish the truth of the issue.

According to a report on Caf’s official website the Fifa executive committee member is ready to resort to all legal avenues against the British newspaper to clear his name.

Anoma was accused together with the Caf president Issa Hayatou of having received the said amount to give their ballot to the Middle East country.

He has described it as false and malicious.

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