Former FIFA Executive Adamu’s Ban Ends

October 21, 2013

Former FIFA executive committee member Amos Adamu has said he holds “no grudge” after his three-year ban from football for seeking bribes to influence World Cup voting expired.

Adamu faced corruption allegations involving the vote that selected Russia and Qatar to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, viagra 60mg and left FIFA in late 2010.

The Nigerian was filmed in a British newspaper sting asking undercover reporters for $800,000 to influence his vote on the World Cup host nation. He said he wanted the money paid directly to him so that he could fund football pitches in Nigeria. 

He was suspended and not allowed to take part in the 2010 vote, before being banned by FIFA for three years. He failed in two appeals against his sentence. 

Adamu told AP: “I can only thank God it is over” and added, “I hold no grudge against anyone.”

He did not reveal his plans for the future, but reports in local media suggest his is considering a career in sports business.