Prime choice to lead FIFA

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  • Thursday, 03 Dec 2015

Sheikh Salman (left) giving the AFC Player of the Year trophy to UAE’s Ahmed Khalil during the AFC Annual Awards 2015 in Gurgaon, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, on Sunday.

COULD Sheikh Salman Ebrahim Al-Khalifa be the man to put FIFA in order? All signs seem to be pointing in that direction.

Sheikh Salman, who is president of Asian Football Confederation (AFC), has drawn tremendous support from Europe, Asia, South America and Africa and there are strong signals of the Bahraini royal being elected the next FIFA leader if he is elected on Feb 26 to succeed the suspended and controversial Sepp Blatter.

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