The money was raised by a soccer club in Senegal that Diack once led, according to an official with the club and also Diack's lawyer. Diack arrived in Dakar Monday and appeared frail as he walked through the airport. He wore a smart blue suit but used a walking stick and was helped by a family member.
In Bargny and other coastal villages of Senegal, traditional fishing and processing of the catch is a livelihood and a pride. Methods have been passed down through generations. Women work as processors — drying, smoking, salting and fermenting the catch brought home by men.