São Paulo join SIGA, Brazilian Sports Ministry signs MOU – SIW2023 gets into full swing

September 6 – Brazilian giants São Paulo FC have become the first professional football club to join the Sports Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) as member.

The announcement was made on the third day of Sports Integrity Week which in South America is being hosted at the club’s Morumbi Stadium by Roberto Armelin, Legal and Compliance Officer of São Paulo.

The South American in-person event has seen debate on the future of Brazilian football and commitment to a host of integrity mission statements.

Topics included sustainability, the priorities regarding Sport for the Brazilian presidency of the G20/B20, Global Business, gender equity, anti-racism, diversity and inclusion.

While São Paulo FC led the way from football, Yduqs also announced it was to become A SIGA member, and the Brazilian Sports Ministry, represented in-person by the Minister Ana Moser, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SIGA, and SIGA LATIN AMERICA .

“SIGA is further consolidating its presence in Latin America, and seeing a growing number of like-minded individuals and organisations hold hands to pursue a common goal: create a new era of Sport Integrity,” said a SIGA statement.

The day ended mixed teams of men and women playing the Integrity Game, at the Morumbi Stadium.

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