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Mohammed bin Hammam

Qatari football administrator

Mohammed bin Hammam (Arabic: محمد بن همّام; born 8 May 1949) is a Qatari who used to be a football administrator and the AFC President (1 August 2002 to 14 June 2011).

Mohammed bin Hammam
محمد بن همّام
Bin Hamam 2010.jpg
Bin Hammam, 2010
9th President of AFC
In office
1 August 2002 – 1 August 2011[1]
Vice PresidentZhang Jilong
Preceded byAhmad Shah
Succeeded byZhang Jilong
Chairman of Qatar Football Association
In office
1 February 1992 – 1 February 1996
PresidentHamad Al Thani
Preceded byRahman Ridzha
Succeeded byMohammed Hashem
Personal details
Born
Mohammed bin Hammam

(1949-05-08) 8 May 1949 (age 70)
Doha, Qatar
NationalityQatari
Spouse(s)Fatima bin Hammam
OccupationFootball administrator

During the 2022 FIFA World Cup bidding, Mohammed bin Hammam was rumored to have bribed officials, so that Qatar can host.

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