Feb 16 – FIFA presidential candidates tell INSIDER they are not prepared to make deals with other contenders. Kevin Nutley reports.
Feb 15 – Gianni Infantino takes a swipe at Sheikh Salman’s human rights promise, suggesting he failed to protect Bahraini players caught up in the 2011 pro-democracy protests. Mark Bisson 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. 11 – Prince Ali vows to review Garcia Report on World Cup bidding and establish an integrity unit and whistle-blowing policy if he wins FIFA election… Also hits out at rivals’ campaigning. Mark Bisson reports
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.
Feb. 3 – After failing to win the South African FA’s support on Tuesday, Tokyo Sexwale’s low-key campaign could grind to a halt on Friday when Africa’s football chiefs select their favoured FIFA candidate. Mark Bisson reports.
Feb. 2 – Sheikh Salman confident about African support for FIFA presidential bid and denies using Bahraini government finances… Prince Ali answers funding questions. Mark Bisson reports.
Feb. 2 – Gianni Infantino revealed that he might appoint an African to be his secretary general if he wins the Feb 26 election. Mark Bisson reports.