Prince Ali bin al Hussein - updates

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FIFA confirms 5 presidential candidates a month from election

Jan 26, 2016 - 9:46 PM

The election will take place on February 26 in Zurich

Asian football is making moves on the world stage

Dec 19, 2015 - 5:13 PM

From big money investments to FIFA president hopefuls Asian football is making some noise

ASIAN FOOTBALL. Kim Young-gwon (R) and Zheng Zhi (C) of China's Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao FC in action amongst Japan's Kashiwa Reysol players during their AFC Champions League soccer match at Hitachi Kashiwa Soccer Stadium in Kashiwa, Japan. Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/EPA

Platini runs into storm after announcing FIFA candidacy

Jul 30, 2015 - 9:57 AM

UEFA boss Michel Platini s announcement to run for FIFA presidency was immediately met by attacks from two potential rivals

STIFF COMPETITION. Michel Platini announced that he wants to take over the FIFA presidency after Sepp Blatter steps down, but he has his fair share of rivals. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Football: Blazer says 1998, 2010 Cups tainted

Jun 04, 2015 - 8:46 AM

Meanwhile FIFA staff gave Sepp Blatter a standing ovation even as his resignation fails to quell a corruption storm

TO THE EXIT. FIFA President Sepp Blatter leaves after a press conference at the headquarters of the world's football governing body in Zurich on June 2, 2015. Valeriano di Domenico/AFP

Blatter resignation ends crazy week in football

Jun 03, 2015 - 10:44 AM

Arrests in Zurich last May 27 sparked a raucous week in football s history that ended with football leader Sepp Blatter serenely announcing he will quit

In this file photo, FIFA officials wait in front of the Marriott Hotel on the occasion of a meeting ahead of the FIFA congress, in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Walter Bieri/EPA

Sepp Blatter resigns as FIFA president

Jun 03, 2015 - 1:22 AM

UPDATED Sepp Blatter resigns as president of FIFA as a mounting corruption scandal engulfed world football s governing body; US media report Blatter is also the focus of an FBI investigation

RESIGNED. Sepp Blatter in a 2010 file photo by AFP

Defiant Blatter wins FIFA vote amid corruption storm

May 30, 2015 - 9:40 AM

Sepp Blatter won a fifth term as FIFA president in a dramatic end to an angry campaign dominated by a corruption storm that engulfed the leadership of world football

HARD GOAL. Sepp Blatter wins another term as FIFA President under a cloud of corruption. Photo by Walter Bieri/EPA

Prince Ali says 'secretive' FIFA must open up

Jan 10, 2015 - 11:17 PM

Prince Ali predicts his manifesto to clean up FIFA s tarnished image will persuade members to vote for him in the May 29 election

FIFA's current vice president Prince Ali bin al-Hussain (L) said he planned to challenge the incumbent Sepp Blatter for the presidency. The determination by Swiss national Blatter to run for a fifth consecutive term has been met with criticism across Europe. File Photo by JAMAL NASRALLAH/EPA

Prince Ali's FIFA bid doomed – Asia chiefs

Jan 09, 2015 - 1:50 PM

AFC chief Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa says their full support is behind FIFA president Sepp Blatter

FIFA Vice-President representing Asia, Prince Ali Bin al Hussein (L) presents a souvenir to FIFA President, Sepp Blatter (R) during a press conference in Amman, Jordan. File photo by Jamal Narallah/EPA