UEFA inquiry into sponsorship deals highlights problematic fight against corruption

From The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer Wed Feb 6 2013, 01:57:21

UEFA Secretary General Gianni Infantino

By James M. Dorsey

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), Europe's governing soccer body, is looking at possible violations of its fair value rule in sponsorship deals concluded by two of the continent's foremost Gulf-owned clubs, Manchester City and Paris St. Germain (PSG), with state-owned entities in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

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