Committee to probe into alleged financial fraud at Football Federation

football     The Sports ministry has appointed a special committee headed by Chairman of the Sugathadasa National Sports Complex Authority Brigadier Priyantha Samarathunga to probe into alleged financial frauds at the Sri Lanka Football Federation

A press release issued by the Sports Ministry said that   newspapers revealed yesterday  (29)  that Rs. 550 million which was received from FIFA to Football Federation of Sri Lanka to develop football grounds and infrastructure facilities in Sri Lanka has been misused.

Accordingly, Minister Aluthgamage instructed to appoint a committee to probe into the matter and to compile the report to the Ministry of Sports, the Ministry said.

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