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Prince Ali publishes FIFA presidential election manifesto

Prince Ali publishes FIFA presidential election manifesto

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Jordan’s FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein has called for a maximum of two four-year terms,as there is currently no limit for the FIFA president and executive committee members.

This follows the launch oelection manifesto, which also calls for total transparency, which would include publishing the salaries of senior executives.

The 40-year-old who was beaten by 133-73 votes by Sepp Blatter in last May’s election, is one of five men looking to replace the Swiss, who was banned from soccer for eight years last month for ethics violations.

Prince Ali's manifesto calls for a maximum of two four-year terms,as there is currently no limit for the FIFA president and executive committee members.

He also wants a revised bidding process for the World Cup from 2026 onwards and wants to increase the annual financial assistance to members from $250,000 to $1 million.

Other candidates eyeing FIFA’s top job include deputy secretary general Jerome Champagne, Gianni Infantino, the current UEFA general secretary, Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa, the president of the Asian confederation, and South African businessman Tokyo Sexwale.
The vote takes place on February 26.