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Committee Chairman calls for World Cup review

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According to DFB President Theo Zwanziger have called for 2022 a review of the World Cup also coalition and opposition politician at Qatar.

Cologne (SID) - by DFB President Theo Zwanziger have also political figure from the coalition and opposition a review of the World Cup 2022 at Qatar called for. "To review the award of the World Cup at Qatar, which is essential in the face to collected allegations of massive corruption of last days", the Chairman of the Bundestag sports, Dagmar said Friday (SPD), Handelsblatt online.

Also the Vice Chairman of the FDP Bundestag group, Gisela Piltz, sees the World Federation FIFA duty. "FIFA should have a vested interest in a complete clarification of the inconsistencies related to the award of the World Cup in Qatar," said Piltz.

In awarding the World Cup 2022 at Qatar kickbacks worth millions should be flowed. SPD politician Friday advised against this background, the FIFA "immediately to do everything what is conducive to the reconstruction of lost credibility".

That the President of the German to make Football Association (DFB), Theo Zwanziger, as a new Member of the Executive of FIFA on this issue at the forefront of the movement, she support. "More will include at the end but surely, as an internal review by an Ethics Committee, which is included in the FIFA network", said Friday.

Zwanziger said on Wednesday in the ZDF morning Magazine: "I must according to what I hear and read, assume that there is a considerable degree of suspicions, you can not simply push away." I must assume that you must check the award of the World Cup once again from this point of view. As this has to happen, I will comment me only, if I know more about the facts. "I come from outside and was not a member of the Executive branch."