Gianni Infantino has themselves for re-election provided for a new term as chairman of the wereldvoetbalbond FIFA.
Gianni Infantino, the attendees at the congress.
The 48-year-old Swiss made Wednesday at the end of the congress of the FIFA in Moscow, on the eve of the world cup in Russia. At the following congress, on June 5, 2019 in the French capital, Paris, to choose the members of the FIFA president for the next four years.
“We have a very strong and solid organization, so strong is the FIFA have probably never been,” said Infantino. “We are working hard together to improve football. We will continue to do, for all of you. We need to move forward and the football has continued to develop. With that in mind, I’d here you see a candidate. I am in Paris for re-election.”
Infantino was on February 26, 2016 chosen as the successor of the opgestapte Sepp Blatter. The Swiss previously worked as secretary general at the European bond UEFA.
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