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Jun 2, 2015

Sepp Blatter Resigns from FIFA Presidency

Sepp Blatter

F.F.B. President Ruperto Vicente is quoted in sections of the media saying that he voted for Joseph Sepp Blatter, the incumbent FIFA President. According to Vicente, who was in Zurich, Switzerland, at the sixty fifth congress, the vote was a vote for Belize because he believed Blatter was pro-development and that the country would benefit. In fact, most small countries are known to have voted for Blatter and on Friday, the seventy-nine year old was re-elected in the midst of mass corruption scandal and arrest of high ranking FIFA officials. Within days of his reelection, Blatter announced that he was resigning in the interest of football. The decision has taken most by surprise, including Prince Ali, who ran against him for the presidency. Blatter didn’t say when the election would be, but what is known is that, per FIFA regulations, it will not happen within the next four months. In this CNN clip, they speak with Prince Ali to ask him if he will offer himself for presidency.

 

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