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Election For Blatter’s Successor To Hold In Zurich

Posted: Jun 4, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

The election to find a successor to outgoing FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, will be held in Zurich, a spokesperson told AFP on Wednesday.

An extraordinary congress will need to be called, sometime between December and March 2016, at which elections will be held to find a successor to Blatter, who announced on Tuesday his intention to step down, just four days after winning a fifth term in office at the scandal-hit world football governing body.

According to FIFA statutes, 79-year-old Blatter must call an extraordinary executive committee meeting to start proceedings to hold an extraordinary congress.