Infantino defends FIFA from criticism over Bahraini footballer

Soccer Football - FIFA President Gianni Infantino Media Briefing - Shangri-La Bosphorus Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey - February 15, 2019 FIFA President Gianni Infantino during a media briefing REUTERS/Murad Sezer

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Friday defended world soccer’s governing body over its perceived lack of action in the case of refugee Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi, saying it had been working behind the scenes in the affair. Araibi was held in a Thai prison for more than two months at the […]

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