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Friday, 26 February 2016

Gianni Infantino emerges as new FIFA President

Gianni Infantino has won the FIFA Presidential elections after getting majority of votes from all 207 FIFA member associations. He will be the FIFA President for the period of 2016 to 2019. He defeated Sheikh Salman, Priince Ali al-Hussein and Jerome Champagne.

The ExtraOrdinary FIFA congress and election which took place in Switzerland this afternoon went through the first round of voting, as a winner could only be determined if he won over 2/3 of the votes.

At the end of the first round, Prince Ali had 27 votes, Champagne 7 votes, Sheikh Salman 85 votes while Infantino had the highest with 88 votes.

For a candidate to win, 138 votes were needed for a two-thirds majority.

The final results were as follows;
Gianni Infantino - 115 votes
Sheikh Salman - 88 votes
Prince Ali al-Hussein - 4
Jerome Champagne - 0

53 comments:

Anonymous said...

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Roseberry said...

Good for him.

STERN said...

CONGRATS

Unknown said...

Choi..
Hwfa Jerome na.
Didnt he pay...
Lol

















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Anonymous said...

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Davido's driver said...

Congrats

Okogba said...

Congrats to him

Pearl said...

Congratulations to him

Unknown said...

Congrat to him hope his not a Muslim.




















#sad indeed

dj banti said...

Noted

Anonymous said...

Shameful: See What This Man And This Young Girl Was Doing In His Office

Unknown said...

Congrats to him...


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Unknown said...

Congrats

GHOSTFACE said...

Congrats

Unknown said...

* it's well*

Unknown said...

Ok seen....congrats to him

Unknown said...

Congrats to him!

Unknown said...

Seen

Unknown said...

New blatter



#*karlishah*

Unknown said...

Congrats isi nkwocha.


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Unknown said...

Hope there will be change

eunymz said...

Congratulations to him

MZ EUEU

Unknown said...

I know Africans had no chance in dis..congrats to him!

Unknown said...

Congrats to him. Linda take note!

Unknown said...

I knew he was going to win as long as he is from the European countries

Unknown said...

Congrats

Unknown said...

Good for him!

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Unknown said...

Congratulations man

U concor


#spritual

chommy said...

Congrats to him. Linda observe!

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Congratulations to him


... Merited happiness

Psalmuelle aka Samstone. said...

Good. I kind of like his name "Gianni Infantino" all the best to him.

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Unknown said...

Finally we push Blatter behind us. Since I was born I hv been hearing d name blatter

Unknown said...

I pray he becomes the agent of positive change in the world's biggest football body. Fifa needs reformation.

Unknown said...

Congrats to him

Unknown said...

Congrats 2him

Unknown said...

Congratulation to him may God help him to reform what as been damage by Blatter

Unknown said...

Congrat to him hope he do his job well..LINDA OBSERVE CAREFULY

Unknown said...

Big congrats to him.

businessanswers said...

Congrat to him. I just hope the glory days of FIFA will be restored and things begin to move according to plan.
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ike bobo said...

No more corruption in fifa

Adaobikamma said...

Congrats

Unknown said...

Where is he from, hope not europe?

Anonymous said...

What about the African,Tokyo

Unknown said...

Congrats and let's hope FIFA will be reformed for real.

Unknown said...

Congrats and let's hope FIFA will be reformed for real.

Unknown said...

congrats to him. sorry platini after everything.

Unknown said...

Happy for him

Unknown said...

Congratulations to him

Unknown said...

Gd for hm
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

Unknown said...

Ngwanu let's see how it goes, okwa na Hurt Seat ka ino.

Unknown said...

Happy 4 him

owakah (A.K.A. Innosometin) said...

CONGRATS

Luciana Chinda said...

Congrats sir.

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