22 June 2020 - NW1119
Faber, Mr WF to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture
(1) Whether, with reference to the findings of the Attorney-General of the United States of America on the alleged US$ 10 million bribe paid to the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) officials to vote for South Africa to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the identities of (a) co-conspirator 15 and (b) co-conspirator 16 is known; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the names of each co-conspirator; (2) whether he will launch an investigation into the alleged bribe paid through the Diaspora Legacy Fund which was covered up as a Government directive by the former Minister of Sports and Recreation, Mr F A Mbalula; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) will he investigate the report on irregularities raised in the report of the SA Football Association Chief Executive Officer, Mr Dennis Mumble, on certain persons (details furnished)? NW1415E
- No. The identities of the alleged conspirators and co-conspirators are unknown to the Department and the Ministry.
- The Minister has not been presented with the evidence to launch an investigation into the alleged bribe paid to the Diaspora legacy Fund.
- The Minister has not been presented with a report on the irregularities raised in the report of the South African Football Association Chief Executive Officer, Mr Dennis Mumble.