- FIFA-president Infantino any candidate at an election in June
FIFA-president Infantino any candidate at an election in June
06 February 2019 12:47
Last update: 5 minutes ago
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Gianni Infantino is the only candidate in the voorzittersverkiezing of FIFA in June, so the wereldvoetbalbond Wednesday known. The 48-year-old Swiss will therefore, in all likelihood, president remain.
Opponents run had until Tuesday to sign up for the election. No candidate managed to gain the support of five national federations, a requirement to participate.
Infantino was in 2016, was elected president of the FIFA. He followed Sepp Blatter, who was suspended by the ethics committee of FIFA because of a questionable payment of € 1.8 million at Michel Platini, at the UEFA president.