Acquitted at first instance in October 2020, the appeal trial of Nasser al-Khelaïfi in the case of the allocation of TV rights for the 2026 and 2030 World Cups will begin at the end of January 2022. Indeed, after information from The team, it will take place from January 31 to February 4 before the Court of Appeal of the Federal Criminal Court (TPF) of Bellinzona.
The boss of beIN Media Group was sued for ” aggravated unfair management instigation “. Acquitted at first, the Federal Public Prosecutor’s Office appealed against this decision last February. Jérôme Valcke, former right-hand man of Sepp Blatter, will also be there at the end of January, prosecuted for aggravated unfair management and found guilty of ” false in repeated titles “.