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FIFA gives no backing to US e-voting proposal

May 29, 2015, 11:30 UTC+3
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ZURICH< May 29. /TASS/. FIFA has not supported a proposal of the US deelgation to use e-voting during the elections of the president of the organization, FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke said on Friday.

A vote will be held within the framework of the FIFA Congress in Zurich on May 29 to elect the president of the International Federation of Football Association.

TASS reported earlier that current president of the organization Joseph  Blatter will most likely be reelected. Blatter’s rival is Jordan’s Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein. The 39-year-old prince told UEFA representatives on Thursday that he has the support of 60 FIFA members outside of Europe. UEFA President Michel Platini said for his part that 45-46 members of the European Union would support Al-Hussein at the elections.

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