Al-Arabiya TV reported in a flash news of the news of the start of the trial of the Qatari Nasser Al-Khalifi in cases of corruption in Switzerland. ” beIN SPORTS ” Earlier, Qatar Airways was brought before the Swiss judiciary for trial in a new chapter of sports corruption cases, and they were charged in a corruption case related to the granting of television broadcasting rights to the 2026 and 2030 World Cup finals..
The spotlight is focused on Falk, the right arm of former Swiss president Joseph Blatter, who is in charge of two separate cases on television rights, and Falk faced a prison sentence of up to five years in case he was found guilty..
Falk was accused of facilitating the granting of the “BN” media group the rights of the 2026 and 2030 World Cups to the Middle East and North Africa region, in exchange for “unjustified benefits” from Al-Khalifi..
According to the allegation, it was related to a meeting that took place on October 24, 2013 at the French headquarters of the network. beIN SPORTS “The Qatari citizen claims that Al-Khalifa promised the French to buy a luxurious villa on the island of Sardinia, giving him the right to use it exclusively, while the Qatari denied the accusations.