Sepp Blatter set to win FIFA vote despite opposition
FIFA’s incumbent head Sepp Blatter is set to win a fifth term as the organization’s president. But a massive corruption scandal has repelled many of his supporters who are now rallying for Prince Ali of Jordan.
Sepp Blatter could win a fifth term as president of FIFA on Friday, although several countries demanded he withdraw his candidacy after senior officials of the organization were arrested on corruption charges.
79-year-old Blatter on Thursday confirmed he was going to stand for the elections, despite several calls for him to step down from his post. Blatter is currently serving his fourth term as FIFA’s president. If he wins the polls on Friday, he would retain his position as the international federation’s head for four more years.
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