UEFA Mulls Discipline For Racism At Games Prince Ali Could Run For FIFA Presidency F1 CEO Invited To Las Vegas To Discuss GP Football Notes Government, Football Chiefs Launch Group Platini Asks EU To Help Enforce FFP LFP President Reaffirms His Impartiality Webster To Resign As Patron If Evans Returns Russia 2018 CEO Dismisses Racism Issues Atlético CEO Praises Third-Party Funds
Enter amount in full numerical value, without currency symbol or commas (ex: 3000000).
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD Global/April 18, 2014/International Football
Former FIFA VP Jack Warner, CONCACAF In Legal Battle Over Center Of Excellence
Published April 18, 2014
Former FIFA VP Jack Warner insisted that "he will fight legal action challenging his ownership of a luxurious centre of excellence in Trinidad built with FIFA money," according to the PA. The Joao Havelange center was constructed through grants totaling as much as £15.5M ($26M) from FIFA and the North American governing body CONCACAF, "but it emerged two years ago that Warner was the owner of the land on which it was built." CONCACAF "has now filed a legal action in Trinidad, known as a caveat, which seeks to block Warner from mortgaging, leasing or selling the centre" (PA, 4/16).