African soccer body: IOC ruling disrespectful
Africa’s governing soccer body says the IOC was disrespectful in
reprimanding its president, who was cited for taking money from a
former FIFA marketing agency.
The International Olympic Committee ruled Thursday that Issa
Hayatou was guilty of a conflict of interest when he received
$20,000 in 1995 from ISL.
The Confederation of African Football said Friday the IOC had
not considered documents that showed Hayatou did not receive the
money personally and that it was put into the accounts of the
The confederation said by rejecting those documents the IOC
showed ”disrespect” and ”lack of consideration of the IOC
towards the Pan-African institution.”