Coca-Cola And Other Leading Sponsors Of FIFA Call For The Resignation Of Sepp Blatter

1 min


Sepp Blatter
Sepp Blatter

The Fifa President is currently facing calls for his immediate resignation as investigations into alleged corrupt practices of football’s governing body continues.

The downward spiral began after US officials indicted fourteen Fifa officials, leading to calls for Blatter’s prosecution. He has managed to stay insulated so far, until last week when Swiss officials announced they were opening criminal investigations against him.

This has forced four of Fifa’s biggest sponsors to call for the resignation of the 79 year old. Coca Cola, Macdonald’s, Visa, and Budweiser, all made the calls for the Swiss’ resignation on Friday.

“Every day that passes, the image and reputation of Fifa continues to tarnish,” Coca Cola said in a statement.

“Fifa needs comprehensive and urgent reform, and that can only be accomplished through a truly independent approach.”

Sepp Blatter continues to resist the calls, saying his resignation “would not be in the best interest of Fifa”


Nii Smiley Byte
My friends call me Moonbyte, my Mum named me Godwin. I am the Managing Editor of GhanaCelebrities.Com, Founding editor of Innonews24.Com and a fixer for foreign journalists working in Ghana. I have three strong passions in life -- football, blogging and music -- in that order. I love spending time with friends talking about the important things in life and hate nothing more than 'authority' and hypocrisy fueled by dogma. My personal motto is that you can do everything you set your mind to, which I stole from my favourite person of all time Eminem. For writing or fixing gigs, contact [email protected]

0 Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Blue Captcha Image
Refresh

*