Last Update 15:4
Thursday, 17 October 2019

South African businessman Sexwale confirms will stand for FIFA presidency

Reuters , Tuesday 27 Oct 2015
Tokyo Sexwale
Tokyo Sexwale (Reuters)
Share/Bookmark
Views: 850
Share/Bookmark
Views: 850

South African businessman and former political prisoner Tokyo Sexwale confirmed on Tuesday that he will stand for the presidency of soccer's world governing body FIFA.

Sexwale told a media conference that he had started his campaign to replace the outgoing Sepp Blatter in the Feb. 26 election. Sexwale has been involved with FIFA's Anti-Discrimination Task Force and in talks between the Palestinian and Israeli federations.

(For more sports news and updates, follow Ahram Online Sports on Twitter at @AO_Sports and on Facebook at AhramOnlineSports.)

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.