Football: Platini delays Uefa meeting amid Fifa crisis, Interpol alert out for Warner and Leoz

NYON, Switzerland (AFP) - Uefa leader Michel Platini has called off a meeting planned for Saturday in Berlin to discuss the Fifa crisis because of the "uncertain and unpredictable" developments surrounding football's world body.

The Frenchman said in a statement that he was following details on the corruption scandals with "great concern" following the resignation of Fifa leader Sepp Blatter.

"Due to yesterday's announcement and the uncertain and unpredictable nature of the investigations, I have decided that it would be more appropriate to postpone the meeting that was announced last week, and which could have taken place in Berlin this weekend."

He did not give a new date for the meeting.

Meanwhile in Lyon, Interpol on Wednesday put disgraced Fifa executive members Jack Warner and Nicolas Leoz on their most wanted list and issued an international alert.

Four heads of sports marketing companies have also been put on the list. All six are wanted by US authorities investigating more than US$150 million (S$202.4 million) of bribes paid to football officials.

Warner, a former Fifa vice-president, is in Trinidad and Tobago. Leoz, an executive member, is reportedly under house arrest in his native Paraguay.

Platini had originally planned for Europe's 54 federations to meet in Berlin ahead of Saturday's Champions League final between Barcelona and Juventus.

"Considering new information is revealed every day, I believe it is wiser to take time to assess the situation, so together we can take a position on this issue," he said.

"There will be other opportunities for us to meet in the coming weeks and by then hopefully more light will have been shed on this matter," he added.

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