LIVE FIFA presidential elections: 207 member nations to confirm new chief

Acting FIFA boss Issa Hayatou has hold a body’s tip post in place of criminialized Sepp Blatter. (Source: AP)

At a Extraordinary FIFA Congress, 207 member nations will opinion to collect a subsequent arch to lead a tellurian body. Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa of Bahrain, who is a boss of a Asian Football Confederation (AFC), and Gianni Infantino, who is a secretary ubiquitous of Europe’s ruling physique UEFA are sloping to be a primary candidates.

There are 5 possibilities for a tip job but Sheikh Salman of Bahrain is the favourite. The voting is scheduled to start during 6.30 PM IST that will be preceded by all 5 contenders creation a speech. In a initial round, 207 member nations will opinion – exclusive a criminialized Indonesia and Kuwait. 138 votes are required at this stage. In a second stage, during slightest 104 votes might confirm a contingent winner. This is a initial choosing given 1998 as Sepp Blatter – who had quiescent in May and has given been criminialized – hold a post.


# BREAK FOR LUNCH. An hour’s mangle before record start for a presidential voting.

# FIFA PASS REFORMS PACKAGE. 179 opinion in foster and 22 against. Reforms embody tenure boundary and subdivision of powers.

# FIFA has concurred that due to a authorised record in mixed cases, 2015 will see the physique post losses. Final numbers in March.

# Arsenal and Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil chimes in on who he’s supporting

# An residence by halt FIFA boss Issa Hayatou…

# The FIFA Congress is underway and electing a subsequent boss is a 11th agenda from 12. Another pivotal indicate of contention is also discussion/vote on intensity reinstatement of dangling Indonesia and Kuwait.

Why are we here and a beam to a candidates


Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, claimant for FIFA President, of Bahrain departs after his debate during a Extraordinary UEFA Congress hold during a Swissotel in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (Patrick B. Kraemer/Keystone around AP) SWITZERLAND OUT Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa is a tip claimant for FIFA presidency job. (Source: AP)

We prominence all 5 possibilities using for a pursuit and what they move to a table. Including their biggest jump in terms of their links to sinister Sepp Blatter and to corruption.

FIFA member countries will opinion to reinstate Sepp Blatter who has been criminialized for ethics violation

Sepp Blatter, FIFA Elections, FIFA Congress, FIFA Sepp Blatter, FIFA controversies, FIFA corruption, Blatter corruption, Blatter ban, Blatter anathema FIFA, football news, football Suspended FIFA boss called a preference to revoke his anathema as a “joke”. (Source: AP File)

Longtime FIFA President Sepp Blatter is unhappy a tellurian soccer body’s interest cabinet inspected his anathema from a sport, he told a Swiss journal in an talk published on Friday.

The possibilities done their final pitches and vowed to ‘fix’ FIFA

Soccer FIFA Election Preview

Delegates from some-more than 200 countries will elect a new boss on Friday to attain Sepp Blatter.