(WFI) Gianni Infantino is enjoying a good week when it comes to endorsements for his bid to become the next FIFA president.
Jan. 9 – The size of the task facing Prince Ali bin Al Hussein in his bid to topple Sepp Blatter was laid bare on the sidelines of the AFC’s Extraordinary Congress in Melbourne on Friday. Mark Bisson reports.
Jan. 8 – Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein launches his campaign for the FIFA presidency at the Asian Football Confederation’s extraordinary congress in Melbourne on Friday. Mark Bisson reports
Jan. 6 – Jordan’s reformist FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has nothing to lose in his campaign to unseat scandal-hit Sepp Blatter. Mark Bisson reports.
Sept. 16 – Jerome Champagne tells INSIDER he can count on support from some of the world’s 209 football federations in his bid to oust Sepp Blatter in the FIFA presidential elections. By Mark Bisson.
May 6 – Sepp Blatter’s bid to win a fourth and final term as FIFA president receives a major boost with the backing of the UEFA Executive Committee. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
May 3 – Despite a delay in CONCACAF’s backing for FIFA president Sepp Blatter, the Swiss believes he has the support of the confederation’s 35 members.
April 29 – FIFA president Sepp Blatter pledges to adopt International Olympic Committee-style voting system for future World Cup hosts in the wake of the cash-for-votes bidding scandal… He believes he’ll beat Bin Hammam in the presidential race and lashes out at the Qatari’s plans for reform, saying they are “an attack on the foundations of FIFA”. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.