LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters): Cardiff City must pay Nantes six million euros (RM27.4mil), the sum agreed as the first instalment for the transfer of Emiliano sala who died in a plane crash on his way to the Welsh club, FIFA said on Monday (Sept 30).
After signing for Cardiff for € 15mil in January, Sala was traveling there from the French club when his plane crashed in the English Channel.
"The FIFA Players' Status Committee established that Cardiff City FC must pay FC Nantes the sum of 6,000,000 euros, corresponding to the first installment due in accordance with the transfer agreement," FIFA said in a statement.
FIFA began investigating sala's transfer following a claim from the French club in February. – Reuters
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