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. 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.
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. 1 – Tokyo Sexwale’s campaign chief tells INSIDER the South African is not pulling out of the FIFA presidential race… Prince Ali dismisses “backroom deals”. Mark Bisson reports.
Jan. 29 – Rumours of a deal in the FIFA election race have been scotched after Shaikh Salman’s team slammed the use of UEFA funding for Gianni Infantino’s campaign. Mark Bisson reports.
(WFI) Gianni Infantino is enjoying a good week when it comes to endorsements for his bid to become the next FIFA president.