(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…
Oct. 28 – FIFA confirms it has accepted seven candidatures for the presidential election, with former Trinidad & Tobago player David Nakhid a surprising omission. Mark Bisson reports.
Maay 12 – After meeting secretly in Switzerland, the presidential candidates vying to oust Sepp Blatter have agreed to continue their three-pronged mission to secure the FIFA presidency. Mark Bisson reports.
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein reaffirmed on Monday he will continue to run for the FIFA presidential elections, taking place end of this month, especially after the supportive and positive responses from the football federations he visited in different countries, and the warm welcome his manifesto has received worldwide.
HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, President of the Jordan Football Association and Vice-President of FIFA, has today published his Manifesto to reform football’s world governing body.
March 27 – The four FIFA presidential candidates made their presence felt at the UEFA Congress in Vienna this week. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson was on the scene.
March 10 – As Sepp Blatter turns 79, Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein’s bid to oust the FIFA president gains further momentum after Bahrain and Brunei announce their support. Mark Bisson reports.
March 3 – Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein and Michael van Praag confirm to INSIDER they are willing to participate in a live televised debate with FIFA presidential rivals Luis Figo and Sepp Blatter. Mark Bisson reports.
March 2 – Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, Michael van Praag and Luis Figo will meet for the first time this week as they seek to plot the downfall of Sepp Blatter. Mark Bisson reports.
October 9 – Jordan’s Prince Ali, FIFA’s vice president representing Asia, issues a statement sharing his thoughts on a winter World Cup in 2022, Qatar’s human rights record and Iraq’s match ban. He also wants FIFA to make Arabic one of its official languages. INSIDER’s Nick Devlin reports.