FBI requests Dzamefe report to help decode the co-efficient of FIFA bribe distribution 

Sources close to the investigations into corruption at FIFA have revealed that the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has asked for a copy of the report by the Justice Dzamefe Commission in an effort to understand how the alleged bribes were distributed. 
The Dzamefe Commission’s report is the result of several months of inquiry into Ghana’s shambolic showing at last year’s World Cup in Brazil. Our sources revealed that the FBI is particularly interested in the “co-efficients” which according to the GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi, formed the basis for the distribution of appearance fees amongst GFA members.
In his submission before the Commission, the GFA President had explained that the co-efficient formula was applied efficiently in the distribution of the $577,500 appearance fee for the management team, emphasising that the co-efficient of seven was used for the top management.
The FBI is convinced that this formula is the same secret code used to decide how the alleged bribes were distributed amongst Fifa’s top brass. Hitherto to Nyantakyi’s disclosure, the formula was not known publicly, making the Dzamefe Commission report the only public document that explains the intricacies of the co-efficients.
It can be recalled that both Fifa and the GFA expressed misgivings about the setting up of the Dzamefe Commission. The current development gives credence to speculations that the commission’s probe could expose sensitive information which has long remained the secret of football administrators.
As at the time of going to press, the FBI was yet to make an official request to the Government of Ghana for the report which is currently gathering dust within vaults of Ghana’s national archives.

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