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Sport Suspension and fine, FIFA sanctions constant OMARI

13:35  24 june  2021
13:35  24 june  2021 Source:   football365.fr

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The chairperson of the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has ratified the plea bargain concluded between Constant Omari Selemani, former President of the Congo DR Football Association, former First Vice-President of CAF and former FIFA Council member, and the chairperson of and to the collection of the latter’s outstanding debt. The negotiations, which were led by Mr Omari on behalf of CAF, resulted in contractual provisions that were particularly detrimental to CAF, causing significant financial damage to the confederation. In this respect, the receipt of benefits created a

Fifa says it is monitoring the situation in DR Congo after the detention of the football federation's president Constant Omari . " Fifa is closely following the matter and gathering additional information but has no further statement to make at this stage," Fifa said in a statement. "More information could be released as the situation unfolds." Omari was questioned along with sports ministry secretary-general Barthelemy Okito and two football federation vice-presidents, Roger Bondembe and Theobad Binamungu.

Former President of the Congolese Football Federation, Constant Omari was suspended one year by the FIFA Independent Ethics Commission.

OMARI_240621 © Provided by Football 365 OMARI_240621 The outcome was no doubt, and the main concern had anticipated it from the past week the presidency of the Congolese Football Federation (Fecofa): Constant Omari was sanctioned by the Commission independent ethics of FIFA. Prevented from leaving a new mandate to the FIFA Council, last March, the former number 2 of the African Football Confederation was inflicted a 12-month prohibition of any football activity at the national and international levels, accompanied by a fine of 66,444 euros. "A formal instruction procedure had been opened against Mr. Omari on January 7, 2021 about the benefits received from Lagardère Sports (for a total of EUR 64,444) in the negotiations he Through this entity in connection with the commercialization of certain television retransmission fees allocated to LC2 and the recovery of unpaid, recalls FIFA in a statement. These negotiations, conducted by Mr. Omari on behalf of the CAF, had resulted in the establishment of extremely detrimental contractual provisions for the Confederation, which had recorded considerable financial losses. The acceptance of the benefits in question had resulted in a conflict of interest that prevented Mr. Omar from performing his mission vis-à-vis the CAF with integrity, independence and determination. Ephemère Acting President of the Caf after the distance of Ahmad by FIFA end 2020, Constant Omari is in turn sanctioned by Zurich, more than ever maker (and defender) of kings on the African continent.

Belarus Promises 'Retaliatory Measures' After EU Issues More Sanctions .
"It's about time European politicians realized that pressure and sanctions are not a language one should use with Belarus," said Belarus' Foreign Ministry.Many senior Belarusian officials were sanctioned by the EU as well as the U.S., UK and Canada on Monday over Belarus' forced diversion of a Ryanair flight to apprehend a dissenting citizen journalist in May and the government's harsh repression of protesters. The EU also moved to impose sanctions on Belarus' exports such as the fertilizing ingredient potash and petroleum goods, according to the Associated Press.

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