Zurich — FIFA says its compensation panel which must set
President Gianni Infantino's salary will meet next week.
Infantino has worked without a salary deal since being
elected six months ago to head world soccer's governing body, and described a
$2 million offer as insulting.
The pay dispute increased tension between Infantino and
then-FIFA audit committee chairman Domenico Scala, who resigned in protest in
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FIFA says the compensation panel chaired by Scala's
replacement, Slovenian auditor Tomaz Vesel, will meet Wednesday.
The panel includes FIFA finance committee chairman Issa
Hayatou and a newly appointed third member. FIFA says that is German lawyer
Peter Braun, a partner in the Frankfurt office of international law firm
The panel must also agree annual pay for FIFA secretary
general Fatma Samoura and FIFA Council members.For
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