Internal Audit touches Football Associations

Internal Audit findings were used by Prince Ali to create the basis for the banning for life from involvement in professional football of former FIFA executive committee member and AFC President Mohammed Bin Hammam. However, he failed in getting the Asian group to act on recommendations of an internal audit conducted by PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) to possibly file criminal and civil charges against the disgraced official and renegotiate if not cancel the AFC’s $1 billion master rights agreement with Singapore-based World Sports Group. The burial of the audit by Bin Hammam’s successor, Sheikh Salman, serves as another indicator of resistance to change within Asian and world football governance. For full article refer to–and-challenge.aspx?pageID=238&nID=76784&NewsCatID=365


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