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πŸ‡ΆπŸ‡¦πŸŸοΈβš½ Qatar will still host 2022 FIFA World Cup amid bribery allegations

​There has been allegations of bribery in the media about the 2022 Wolrd Cup but according to an anti-corruption expert, Qatar will still be able to host the tournament, The Herald reported.

According to reports in an updated US Department of Justice indictment on Monday, two former members of FIFA's executive committee - Nicolas Leoz and Ricardo Teixeira were accused of accepting bribes to vote for Qatar ahead of the decisive vote in 2010.

Sylvia Schenk, the head of Transparency International Germany's sport working group refuted the claims and cited that there was no proof and therefore the accusations cannot stand.

"There is not much substance in the indictment regarding bribery linked to Qatar, not even the amount allegedly paid specified," she said.

"The person/entity who paid is not named, neither any facts around how and when a payment was made. There is only one sentence in a 70-page indictment.

"I cannot imagine that this supports any further step."

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