The five running candidates to take over FIFA presidency.
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The five candidates to take over the FIFA presidency from the banned Sepp Blatter stepped up the frantic hunt for votes Tuesday as the campaign entered the final month.FIFA sent a notice to the 209 member associations Tuesday confirming that Prince Ali bin al Hussein, Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, Gianni Infantino, Tokyo Sexwale and Jerome Champagne would take part in the Feb. 26 vote in Zurich.Sheikh Salman, who should get a majority of the AFC's 46 votes as well as many of Africa's 54, said Monday that he could invite Infantino, or English Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore to be FIFA secretary general if he wins.The European confederation, UEFA, says most of its 53 members will also back Infantino.
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