Telegraph: Sarkozy will be involved in the investigation about the conduct of the world championship in Qatar
LONDON, 4 Aug. /TASS/. The ex-President of France Nicolas Sarkozy will be involved in the investigation about the successful bid of Qatar to host the world Cup 2022. This was reported by the newspaper the Telegraph.
According to the publication, French investigators are currently studying the question of how could the former President of France to receive funds from transactions that were discussed at the time of submission of the application to host the world Cup 2022, including the sale to Qatar of the Paris football club “Paris Saint-Germain.”
The focus of the investigation centered on several transactions, including the acquisition of the French companies, utilities, investment company Qatari Diar.
The newspaper claims that Paris was one of the main supporters Doha the right to host the world Cup. As emphasized in the material edition, FIFA management believes that Sarkozy was a Central figure in the process of securing support for the candidacy of Qatar as from France and other European countries whose representatives took part in the voting of the FIFA Executive Committee in 2010.