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Yo arete Ofisyel FIFA nan vole $750,000 pou tranbleman te Ayiti

Nouvo akizasyon te pibliye pa depatman Jistis nan Etazini nan yon kolaborasyon ak lapolis Swis. Kèk ofisyèl FIFA tankou Ansyen FIFA egzekitif Jack Warner, Jeffrey Webb, Alfredo Hawit ak Juan Angel Napout yo akize yo pou dwèt longue Siperyè. Moun sa yo akize pou vòlè $ 750,000 dedye pou moun ki te viktim tranbleman tè Ayiti an.

Jack Warner detounen $750,000 ke FIFA ak foutbòl Asosyasyon Koreyen te bay pou viktim yo. Pandan ke yo deja arete Alfredo Hawit ak Juan Angel NapoutSe Aranjman, yo ape travay pou ekstradisyon Jack Warner soti nan Trinidad pou Etazini.

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Former FIFA Jack Warner Investigated On Haiti Earthquake Fund

As per the BBC report dated Tuesday, June 9 2015, the former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner is being investigated over the disappearance of money intended for victims of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The former FIFA President visited Haiti following the 2010 earthquake and pledged $750,000 from football's world governing body and the South Korean Football Association to support the reconstruction program in the country. FIFA contributed $250,000 and $500,000 was paid by the South Korean Football Association by the courtesy of one of their patrons, South Korean businessman Chung Mong-Joon. The Haitian authority claims that they have received only $60,000 from Mr. Warner, as the then head of CONCACAF. A team of U.S investigators have found that the fund was ultimately transferred to a personal account controlled by Mr. Warner himself; and whereabouts of the earthquake fund is still unknown. The source has also indicated that there are about 75 bank accounts, directly or indirectly connected to Mr. Warner, but none of them clearly indicates any location of the fund.

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FIFA Approves Sarki for the Haitian National Soccer Team

Emmanuel Sarki, Nigerian-born in the African state of Kaduna in 1987, has been unable to qualify for Nigeria's Super Eagles National Team. As a minor, he represented the Golden Eaglets and the Flying Eagles of Nigeria, and made it to the Under-17 World Cup in 2003. But since reaching his majority has been traded around without much success from England's Chelsea club to Belgium and Israel, before Poland's Wisla Krakow club accepted him as a midfielder.

A breakthrough for Sarki's soccer career happened recently when FIFA, the international soccer governing board, qualified him to play for the Haiti National Team when they play a friendly against Chile at Fort Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium in September. He became eligible when FIFA learned his great grandparents are from Haiti and cleared him.

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FIFA World Cup, Brazil and Argentina trigger passion among Haitians

As FIFA Soccer World Cup comes closer to the finals, Haitians enthusiastically watch their favorite's - Argentina and Brazil - as if Haitians themselves were fighting for this year's title. Capital Port-au-Prince and the entire country for that matter is now decorated with Brazilian and Argentinean flags, by supporters that are ready to put any other activity on hold when a game of any of the favorite teams takes place.

"I am Brazilian, but my brother is Argentine" states proudly one of the fans, as if he really was in fact a citizen of the country that is his favorite, in this year's World Cup.

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Diego Armando Maradona criticised FIFA for charging Haiti for World Cup

The retired football legend from Argentina, Diego Armando Maradona, brought strong criticism to the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) and its policies. The issue started due to FIFA charging Haiti $2 million for the rights of broadcasting the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Although the Haitian team has not been involved in the World Cup since 1974, when the Haitian team returned home after the very first round of the tournament, most of the Haitians are great fans of Argentina and of Brazil.

As this was the price to be paid, the government had to make it happen and find the $2 million. Otherwise the Haitians would have been kept away from their most dear competition of the year. Haiti has just been taken out of the list of countries that it is recommended not to travel to. It is trying to rebuild its economy and the political party that rules, tries to maintain a policy of popularity among Haitians.

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Wyclef Jean to perform at FIFA World Cup Closing Ceremony

A major accomplishment for the Haitian artist. FIFA has selected Wyclef Jean to be in the line up of entertainers who will be performing at the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil. He will be accompanied by Carlos Santana, Avicii and Alexandre Pires.

"We will find a Way" the song to be interpreted by Wyclef Jean.

Wyclef Jean is scheduled to interpret the song titled:"Dar in Rio or We Will find the way. His performance will take place during the closing ceremony in Rio de Janeiro in front of millions of spectators who will be watching at the stadium, in Television and on their internet.

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Cuba & Dominican Republic Overtake Leadership in Soccer

As per latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings on 17 November 2013, Cuba has topped the Caribbean football squad table leaving behind Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica. Cuba ranked 74th among the world football playing nations, followed by Dominican Republic 78th, Haiti 80th and Jamaica 82nd. Under the current ranking, Cuba gained by 10 points over the earlier FIFA Ranking but Haiti and Jamaica lose (-2) and (-4) points respectively.

Haiti is one among the oldest football playing nations in the Caribbean and one of the early participants in the World Cup qualifying tournament. Its present rank as per FIFA/Coca-Cola Zonal Ranking is 8th; the other countries in the same zonal ranking table include USA (1), Mexico (2), Costa Rica (3), Honduras (4), Panama (5), Cuba (6), Dominican Republic (7), Trinidad and Tobago (9) and Jamaica (10).

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Emmanuel "Manno" Sanon, 1974 soccer player, FIFA World Cup in Germany

Emmanuel Sanon, aka Manno, became a top-rated soccer player for Haiti's National Team (HNT). Born in Port-au-Prince in 1951, he was schooled at Lycee de Petion-Ville High School.

Four years after joining HNT in 1970, Manno and his teammates played for the FIFA World Cup in Europe. HNT had fought its way through the qualifying rounds of the World Cup play-offs, and successful, found themselves facing a trio of daunting competitors: Italy, Argentina, and Poland.

HNT lost to all three, yet Manno made a lasting impression on the soccer world. During the game against Italy, Manno surprised everyone by scoring the first goal of the game. What was so incredible about this achievement is Italy goalkeeper, Zoff, had not permitted any opposition players to score a goal in two-plus years.

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FIFA president, Joseph Blatter, agrees to increase support to Haiti

International Federation of Football Association (FIFA) President, Joseph S. Blatter went on a 6-day tour from April 14 to April 20, 2013. The tour was themed as 'Football Development'. Blatter visited countries like Panama, Cuba, Haiti and Dominican Republic. Blatter said that these four countries are excellent examples of Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association (CONCACAF) region that can enjoy social development because of Football.

Joseph Blatter arrived at Haiti on Monday 15th April for the inauguration of built or rebuilt infrastructure. This infrastructure was the part of 'Solidarity with Haiti' project. This infrastructure will be the new home for football in Haiti. FIFA approved $4 million for this project after the island nation was devastated by the 2010 earthquake. FIFA has also invested funds in Sylvio Cator Stadium for artificial turf implementation and lighting systems. Money has also been channeled towards re-launching the national competitions.

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Haiti Marks its Best Record In FIFA World Rankings in January, 2013

There is no stopping the men's national football team from going up the FIFA World Rankings. According to the latest rankings, Haiti jumped a spot to 38th place, the highest position it has held in history. This improvement marked another feat for the national squad as it also rose by 18 places in the December rankings. It is now ahead of Zambia and one place behind Serbia.

FIFA attributed Haiti's improving record to its stellar performance at the Caribbean Cup. Though it did not take home the title, Haiti still qualified for the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Cuba won the Caribbean Cup but Les Grenadiers will continue to launch its campaign at the CONCACAF, which will kick off in July in the United States. Other teams that will figure in the tournament include Mexico, Martinique, Trinidad and Tobago and Canada.

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