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FIFA Candidate is Willing to Review 2018 and 2022 World Cup Bids
The head of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim al Khalifa, as a candidate for the presidency for the International Football Federation (FIFA), has announced his readiness to review the bidding processes for both the 2018 and 2022 World Cup sites as reported on Tuesday, January 12th, on insidethegames.biz.The Sheikh stated that if he was elected as FIFA President, the voting results of the elections that selected the host countries for 2018 and 2022 may be …
Mutko: FIFA unfairly scrutinized from every angle
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has voiced his dissatisfaction with the investigation of FIFA corruption. The Minister said that the International Football Federation is under serious pressure from investigators from the US and Switzerland who are in charge of the probe.
"We can see how FIFA is put under a lot of pressure by the law enforcement systems of the United States and Switzerland; they professionally and methodically examine international football piece by piece. He who seeks …