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Fifa begin corruption report meeting

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By Euronews
Fifa begin corruption report meeting

<p>The decision whether or not to release a redacted version of a report into alleged corruption during the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will be decided in the coming days.</p> <p>Amid growing public pressure <span class="caps">FIFA</span>’s executive committee began a two-day meeting in Marrakech on Thursday.</p> <p>The meeting comes a day after former ethics investigator Michael Garcia quit in protest at the handling of his corruption report.</p> <p>Garcia’s 430-page report was whittled down to a 42-page summary by Fifa’s ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert.</p> <p>But Garcia insists the summary was erroneous and his subsequent appeal was rejected by a Fifa panel.</p> <p>Fifa and its president Sepp Blatter are now facing one of their most critical ever decisions as a major dark cloud of widespread global mistrust hovers firmly above world football’s governing body.</p>