File - Prince Ali is a popular figure but has a tough task ahead to oust Blatter.
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FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin al-Hussein heads to Melbourne for Friday's AFC Extraordinary Congress, aiming to convince Asian members he is the man to clean up world football's governing body.The Bahraini and Jordanian endured an ugly public spat last year after Sheikh Salman pushed through legislation to ensure the AFC president automatically took the FIFA vice president position currently held by Ali.Although Sheikh Salman has already declared the AFC's full support for the 78-year-old Blatter to stand for a fifth term, Ali remains a popular figure in some corners of the 47-member association.
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