Sepp Blatter to announce new Fifa anti-corruption reforms

Sepp Blatter
Blatter sought advice from anti-corruption group Transparency International

Fifa President Sepp Blatter has revealed he will present detailed anti-corruption reforms in October.

Blatter promised to clean up world football when he was re-elected unopposed in June to get a fourth and final four-year presidential term.

His former election rival Mohamed bin Hammam withdrew from the race amid bribe allegations. The Qatari is currently appealing a life ban.

"I will announce a road map of where we go and when we go," Blatter announced.

"It was a very difficult year. Now I am working on different items and I will present to the executive committee of Fifa during the meeting."

The bribery scandal also exiled Fifa vice president Jack Warner, as the Trinidad and Tobago government official resigned rather than face football's justice.

Fifa is also investigating 16 Caribbean officials for allegedly accepting $40,000 cash payments and has warned that more cases could follow.

Blatter chairs the 24-man panel which can change some anti-corruption rules, though altering Fifa's statutes must wait for approval from 208 national members at its Congress next May in Budapest.

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