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World Cup bids inspector mulls Blatter challenge

London: The official who led FIFA's inspection of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding nations is considering a challenge to Sepp Blatter for president.   Former Chilean football federation president Harold Mayne-Nicholls has until late

India TV News Desk [ Updated: October 08, 2014 15:13 IST ]
world cup bids inspector mulls blatter challenge
world cup bids inspector mulls blatter challenge

London: The official who led FIFA's inspection of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding nations is considering a challenge to Sepp Blatter for president.

   
Former Chilean football federation president Harold Mayne-Nicholls has until late January to submit his candidacy for the FIFA election in May.
   
He tells The Associated Press by e-mail that he is "studying the situation. It is a possibility at the moment."
   
Mayne-Nicholls has to show he has played an `'active role" in football for two of the past five years and has the support of at least five FIFA members.
   
Blatter is seeking a fifth four-year term as president, with former FIFA official Jerome Champagne the only other declared candidate.

 

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