Reuters ahead in reporting African confederation backs Salman for FIFA job

Reuters was ahead in reporting that the Confederation of African Football has endorsed the FIFA presidency bid of Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa. The day prior, Reuters provided insight into how the impending vote by African soccer officials could hold the key to the election. Salman and Swiss Gianni Infantino are now clear front-runners to win this month’s presidential election at soccer’s ruling body FIFA, which has been embroiled in a huge corruption scandal.

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Topics of Interest: Sports
Type: Reuters Best
Regions: Europe / Middle East / Africa