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FIFA's Scala resigns in reform protest

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>> The question is, whether they are->> An own goal for FIFA as it seeks to clean up its image. Dominco Scala head of the commission's independent audit committee has resigned. His decision a protest of recent changes at the governing body of world football. The FIFA council will soon have the power to sack and hire those in charge of regulatory committees.
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But Scala says that will deprive watch dogs such as ethics and order committees of independence. FIFA responded saying Scala has misinterpreted the changes and that his claims are baseless. The sources played a key role in pushing through reforms since the departure of scandal ridden former president, Sepp Blatter.
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The organization itself reeling from multiple crisis following fraud and corruption allegations. On Friday FIFA wrapped up it's first Congress since the election of Blatter's successor Gianni Infantino. One pivotal moment the appointment of it's first female secretary general, Senegal's Fatma Samoura. For now that milestone may not be what this meeting is remembered for.