Confederation of African Football (CAF) supports FIFA boss Blatter, hits out at 'degrading' media

FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, holds an official 2014 FIFA World Cup soccer ball during a media conference in Sao Paulo June 5, 2014.

Africa’s soccer chiefs launched an attack on the media – "notably British" – for what it called "repeated, deliberately hateful, defamatory and degrading attacks" on the integrity of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) "and the entire African continent".

In a resolution posted on its website following Monday’s general assembly meeting, CAF hit out at reports placing the region’s soccer administrators at the centre of allegations of bribery to secure the 2022 World Cup for Qatar.

Read more: Africa supports FIFA boss Blatter, hits out at 'degrading' media | Reuters.