International

Issa Hayatou for FIFA president?

2015-06-30 15:02
Issa Hayatou (AFP)

Monrovia - The Liberian who wants to be FIFA president says he would step aside if African soccer head Issa Hayatou decided to run.

Musa Bility, the Liberia Football Association president, says if Hayatou "puts up his hand to run, I will definitely bow out of the race."

Hayatou is FIFA's senior vice president and has served on its executive committee for 25 years. He has not announced if he will bid to succeed Sepp Blatter.

Blatter said on June 2 he would resign, because FIFA was gripped by a corruption scandal.

Bility has announced he wants to stand for the presidency, and says he has the backing of Hayatou.

Bility says: "I have an indication of his (Hayatou's) reaction. It is not negative."

Read more on:    fifa  |  issa hayatou  |  soccer  |  fifa bribery scandal
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
32 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.