Press releases 3rd December 2015

CONCACAF Statement about arrest of Alfredo Hawit

The Confederation of North, Central America and the Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) was made aware of the arrest of several international football officials that took place this morning in Zurich and that included the confederation’s acting and statutorily appointed President, Mr. Alfredo Hawit.

CONCACAF continues to cooperate with all government authorities in their investigations to the fullest extent.

CONCACAF remains committed to implementing fully the Reform Framework that it announced in July of this year.  The majority of these reforms have already been implemented in CONCACAF’s administrative and compliance structures.

Today’s developments only strengthen the Confederation’s resolve in continuing to enact significant structural and governance changes to the organization, including substantial amendments to its statutes and fundamentally changing how it conducts business.

At present, CONCACAF is not in a position to comment further on the specific allegations, which are the subject of the indictments.


•  This media release was originally issued on the internet site of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) on 3 December 2015. To access the original, please click here.

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