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Ex-FIFA boss guilty of falsifying documents and  Al-Khelaifi eared in TV rights case

Ex-FIFA boss guilty of falsifying documents and Al-Khelaifi eared in TV rights case

THE chairman of Qatar-based media group BeIN Sports and president of French soccer club Paris St Germain, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, was cleared in a case over the awarding of television rights for the World Cup, the Swiss Federal Criminal Court said on Friday. Nasser Al-Khelaifi. PIcture: Wikimedia Commons Al-Khelaifi had been accused of inciting former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke to commit aggravated criminal mismanagement. The trial was not connected to Al-Khelaifi's role at Paris St Germain. Valcke was cleared of accepting bribes and criminal mismanagement but was given a suspended fine of 24,000 Swiss francs ($26,500) for the lesser offence…
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