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Former PSL CEO hired by FIFA

2016-05-18 12:49
Kjetil Siem (Gallo Images)

Zurich - FIFA says it has hired Norwegian soccer federation official Kjetil Siem as President Gianni Infantino's director of strategic matters.

FIFA says the role is a new one overseeing the soccer body's structure in Zurich.

For the past four years, Siem was secretary general at the Norwegian federation while Infantino had the same position at UEFA.

The 55-year-old former journalist also spent three years as CEO of the Premier Soccer League in South Africa.

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