UEFA scribe Gianni Infantino succeeds Sepp Blatter as FIFA president














Switzerland’s Gianni Infantino has succeeded countryman Sepp Blatter as Fifa president.
The Uefa secretary popular polled one hundred fifteen votes in round , 27 more than closest rival Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa.
Prince Ali bin al-Hussein become 0.33 with 4, whilst Jerome Champagne did not get any. Tokyo Sexwale withdrew before vote casting started out in Zurich.
The first spherical of vote casting had did not determine an outright winner.
A simple majority of greater than 50 in keeping with cent – 104 votes – turned into sufficient for victory in the 2d round.
Infantino is a 45-12 months-vintage attorney from Brig in the Valais place of Switzerland, much less than six miles from Blatter’s native land of Visp.

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