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Infantino to succeed Blatter as FIFA president, vows change

Feb 27, 2016 - 12:26 PM

Gianni Infantino got 115 votes in the election s second round while Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman of Bahrain got 88

NEW CHIEF. Gianni Infantino won FIFA's presidential election and vowed to lead the scandal-tainted body into a new era as he faced immediate calls to ensure genuine reform. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

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

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