AFC support Blatter re-election

2014-11-29 11:35
Sepp Blatter (AFP)

Manila - Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has warned against any potential challenge to Sepp Blatter for FIFA's presidency and has pledged AFC support for the incumbent.

Reports in the English media have speculated that FIFA vice-president Prince Ali Al Bin Hussein of Jordan is considering a run against Blatter but Salman told Associated Press that any challenger has to consider what it best for the continent as a whole.

Speaking ahead of the AFC annual awards ceremony on Saturday, Salman said "if someone wants to run, they have to look at the interests of the whole continent" and said there had been no alteration to the AFC's agreed policy of backing another Blatter term.

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