PSG president Al-Khelaifi under investigation over bribe - FCNaija
International Edition By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 12/10/2017
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi. is under criminal investigation by Swiss federal prosecutors along side former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke in suspected bribery linked to World Cup broadcast rights.
The investigation concerns alleged bribes offered to former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke to award 2026 and 2030 World Cup media rights to Al Khelaifi, who is the chief executive of the BeIN Media Group in a statement.
The statement read: "It is suspected that Jerome Valcke accepted undue advantages from a businessman in the sports rights sector in connection with the award of media rights for certain countries at the FIFA World Cups in 2018, 2022, 2026 and 2030, and from Nasser Al-Khelaifi in connection with the award of media rights for certain countries at the FIFA World Cups in 2026 and 2030."