FIFA sack acting general secretary Markus Kattner

FIFA have announced that Markus Kattner has been relieved of his duties as acting general secretary with immediate effect.

The 45-year-old has been given his marching orders for financial breaches, as was also the case with the man that he replaced - Jerome Valcke.

“Kattner has been dismissed from his position effective immediately,” read a statement from the world’s governing body.


“FIFA’s internal investigation uncovered breaches of his fiduciary responsibilities in connection with his employment.”

Fatma Samoura has since been named as Kattner’s successor.

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