Feb. 26 – FIFA elects Gianni Infantino to replace disgraced president Sepp Blatter in an unexpected turn of events. Kevin Nutley reports.
Feb. 24 – The FIFA Executive Committee urges passage of proposed reforms; CAS rules against Prince Ali’s transparent voting booths. Gerard Farek reports.
(WFI) Gianni Infantino’s campaign for the FIFA presidency took him to South Africa on Monday.
Feb 17. INSIDER understands Sheikh Salman’s fierce rival Gianni Infantino is in Kuala Lumpur lobbying hard on the Asian football chief’s turf. But the AFC boss was not present at Wednesday’s meeting. Mark Bisson reports.
Feb 16 – FIFA presidential candidates tell INSIDER they are not prepared to make deals with other contenders. Kevin Nutley reports.
Feb 12 – FIFA presidential candidates gathered in Miami to pitch their visions for the future of the scandal-hit federation to CONCACAF leaders. Kevin Nutley reports from the meeting.
Feb. 10 – INSIDER learns that four of the five FIFA presidential contenders will present their cases to all CONCACAF federations at a meeting in Miami. Mark Bisson reports.
(WFI) The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is backing Sheikh Salman in the Bahraini royal’s bid to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president. Gerard Farek reports…
Feb. 4 – Jerome Champagne tells INSIDER he was quizzed by African football chiefs and met Issa Hayatou Thursday, claims Salman’s confidence in securing CAF support misplaced…Infantino boasts backing from “several African and Asian countries”. Mark Bisson reports.
(WFI) Prince Ali says FIFA suspending funding to CONCACAF and CONMEBOL means their votes for FIFA president are being held for ransom. Gerard Farek reports.