FIFA have confirmed that vice president Jack Warner has resigned from all his positions in international football and that an investigation into bribery allegations against him have been dropped.
Shaka Hislop, former Trinidad and Tobago football team goalkeeper, stated that he’s keen to see a resolution in the recent controversies involving CONCACAF and the parent global football body FIFA, regarding bribery accusations against CONCACAF head and FIFA vice-president Austin Jack Warner.
I saw an interesting cartoon in an Antiguan newspaper last week.
Suspended FIFA vice-president Jack Warner yesterday failed to deliver on his promise of Blatter bombshells—the e-mail exchange between himself and FIFA president Sepp Blatter—which he said would clear him of the allegations of facilitating a cash-for-votes bribery scandal.
Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs says FIFA will be contacted to obtain any information which may assist local police in commencing an investigation into alleged criminal activity arising out of last month’s meeting between Caribbean Football Union (CFU) officials and former FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam.
Those who say that sports and politics do not mix will certainly want to rethink that notion when it comes to international sports and moreso football and FIFA. And who better to be at the centre of the world’s biggest sporting and political controversy than our own sporting politician Jack Warner?
“We have done nothing wrong and we have no reason to hide. Those were the defiant words of Oliver Camps, president of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF), commenting for the first time since allegations of bribery were made against TTFF special adviser Jack Warner and FIFA executive member Mohammed bin Hammam.
FIFA vice-president and CONCACAF president Austin Jack Warner has been a member of the FIFA Executive Committee since 1983, and CONCACAF president since 1990.