The president of soccer’s governing body FIFA, Sepp Blatter, has again denied any wrongdoing, telling staff he has done nothing or illegal and will remain president.
FIFA delegates and media arrive at the headquarters of soccer’s governing body ahead of a key executive committee meeting.
Ex-FIFA Vice-President and former President of the regional body CONCACAF, Jeffrey Webb of the Cayman Islands, agrees to extradition to the United States.
(FIFA/REUTERS) – Sepp Blatter is out.
Soccer fans in London voice disappointment after Sepp Blatter is re-elected as president of the world soccer governing body, following a corruption scandal.
Nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives, including seven who were arrested in Switzerland, are indicted on corruption charges.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter is not involved in bribery allegations, says organisation’s spokesman, adding “FIFA welcomes this investigation.”
Sepp Blatter’s only challenger Prince Ali bin Al Hussein declines to comment on his chances three days before FIFA presidential election
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein is the only candidate left standing to challenge Sepp Blatter in Friday’s FIFA Presidential election.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter is the overwhelming favourite to be re-elected for a fifth term in Friday’s presidential vote.