Fifa orders Cardiff to complete payments for Emiliano Sala to Nantes

30 June 2023 15:01
Sala died in plane crash after Cardiff move sealed in 2019Welsh club have launched negligence claim against NantesCardiff have been ordered to make the last two payments to Nantes for Emiliano Sala’s transfer by Fifa.Sala died when the light aircraft he was travelling in from France crashed into the English Channel in January 2019, two days after Cardiff had announced the signing of the 28-year-old Argentinian forward from Nantes. The French club’s claim for the first €6m (just over £5m) of the £15m transfer fee was upheld by the court of arbitration for sport (Cas) last August, and Cardiff announced on Friday they had now been ordered by football’s global governing body to pay the last two instalments of the fee as well. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian