Former China Football Chief Given Life Sentence For ‘Huge’ Bribery

  • 📰 channelstv
  • ⏱ Reading Time:
  • 18 sec. here
  • 2 min. at publisher
  • 📊 Quality Score:
  • News: 11%
  • Publisher: 63%

Nigeria Headlines News

The Latest News from Nigeria and Around the World

The former chairman of the Chinese Football Association has been sentenced to life in prison for accepting bribes worth $11 million, state media said Tuesday, as a string of sports officials were jailed for corruption.Under President Xi Jinping a sweeping crackdown on official graft has struck hard at China’s sports industry, especially football.

Former chairman Chen Xuyuan took advantage of his positions at the CFA and other bodies to “illegally accept sums of money from other people totalling 81.03 million yuan ”, the Communist Party-run People’s Daily newspaper said. That ambition appears further away than ever after the corruption probe and years of disappointing results on the pitch.


Thank you for your comment. Your comment will be published after being reviewed.
Please try again later.
We have summarized this news so that you can read it quickly. If you are interested in the news, you can read the full text here. Read more:

 /  🏆 7. in NG

Nigeria Latest News, Nigeria Headlines

Similar News:You can also read news stories similar to this one that we have collected from other news sources.

IMF chief urges China to boost growth with ‘pro-market reforms’The head of the International Monetary Fund on Sunday called on China to implement 'a comprehensive package of pro-market reforms' to boost a sluggish economy beset by a housing market crisis, low domestic demand and persistently high youth unemployment.
Source: GuardianNigeria - 🏆 1. / 94 Read more »

China-Africa Cooperation: Economic expert debunks notion of ‘debt trap’Former Chief Economist of the World Bank and the Dean, Institute of New Structural Economics at Peking University, Beijing, China, Professor Justin Yifu Lin, has debunked the notion of “debt trap” in the cooperation between China and Africa, describing it as a carefully crafted lie.
Source: GuardianNigeria - 🏆 1. / 94 Read more »

EPL: ‘He’s a fighter’- Wenger names Premier League’s best left-back everFormer Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has identified the club’s former player Ashley Cole as the Premier League’s best left-back ever. Wenger also described the former England international as a ‘fighter’. The Frenchman said this while hailing Cole after the former Chelsea star became the 22nd Premier League Hall of Fame inductee on Monday.
Source: DailyPostNGR - 🏆 11. / 59 Read more »

Nigeria's U-20 National Team to Face Uganda in African Games Football EventNigeria's U-20 national team, Flying Eagles, will take on their Ugandan counterpart in the football event of the ongoing African Games. Nigeria last won the African Games men's football gold medal 51 years ago when the country hosted the event in 1973, but coach Ladan Bosso said his boys were ready to take the ultimate medal in this edition. Both Bosso and his Ugandan counterpart, Morley Ochama, expressed readiness for the opening game.
Source: GuardianNigeria - 🏆 1. / 94 Read more »

Justice will prevail, Zamfara governor assures grieving Mada community after Chief Imam’s killingZamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal, pays a condolence visit to Mada community after the murder of Chief Imam Sheikh Abubakar Hassan Mada. The governor reassures the people of justice and vows to bring the perpetrators to book.
Source: GuardianNigeria - 🏆 1. / 94 Read more »

African Games: Uganda stuns Flying Eagles 2-1 in football openerThe Flying Eagles of Nigeria began their campaign in the men’s football event at the 13th African Games in Ghana, with a shock 2-1 defeat to their less fancied Ugandan counterparts.
Source: GuardianNigeria - 🏆 1. / 94 Read more »