Gianni Infantino is next year’s candidate to themselves to follow as chairman of the Wereldvoetbalbond.
That has the number 1 in the FIFA Wednesday announced at the 68th FIFA congress in the Russian capital, Moscow. The election will take place during the FIFA congress of June 5, 2019 in Paris.
Infantino, former secretary-general of the UEFA, took on 26 February 2016 the presidency of Sepp Blatter after a large corruption scandal within FIFA.
The FIFA congress in the Expocentre in Moscow took place the day before the world cup opening match between host nation Russia and Saudi Arabia in the Luzhniki stadium in the Russian capital.