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Switzerland: FIFA officials arrive for 65th congress and presidential vote00:58

Switzerland: FIFA officials arrive for 65th congress and presidential vote

Switzerland, Zurich
May 29, 2015 at 05:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

Officials representing 209 national football associations arrived at the 65th congress of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) at Hallenstadion in Zurich, Friday morning.

There are several items on the agenda, such as the approval of the budget for 2016 and the president's address. Item 17 concerns the election of a new FIFA president - a battle which will be fought between incumbent Sepp Blatter and Prince Ali bin al-Hussein. The vote comes amid the ongoing storm around corruption and bribery allegations linked to 14 FIFA members.

The president will be elected by secret ballot for a period of four years.

Switzerland: FIFA officials arrive for 65th congress and presidential vote00:58
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Officials representing 209 national football associations arrived at the 65th congress of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) at Hallenstadion in Zurich, Friday morning.

There are several items on the agenda, such as the approval of the budget for 2016 and the president's address. Item 17 concerns the election of a new FIFA president - a battle which will be fought between incumbent Sepp Blatter and Prince Ali bin al-Hussein. The vote comes amid the ongoing storm around corruption and bribery allegations linked to 14 FIFA members.

The president will be elected by secret ballot for a period of four years.