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Hayatou Rules Out Contesting For FIFA Presidency by lekanolas: 5:12pm On Oct 08, 2015
Acting President of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), Issa Hayatou, said he would not vie for the presidency of the football governing body.

President of FIFA, Sepp Blatter and European Football Association President, Michel Platini, were on Wednesday suspended for 90 days by congress of the body over sharp deals which are currently under investigation.

Also suspended for the same period was FIFA Secretary-General, Jerome Valcke.
In place of Blatter, the President of Confederation of African Football (CAF), Hayatou, was selected in acting capacity till elections would be conducted in February, 2016.

“I will serve only on an interim basis; a new president will be chosen by the extraordinary congress on Feb. 26, 2016.

“I will not be a candidate for that position,’’ Hayatou said.

http://newsday.com.ng/i-wont-vie-for-fifa-presidency-hayatou/

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