Sepp Blatter re-elected as five time FIFA President [ Current Affairs ]

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FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter was re-elected as President for the fifth time in history. Sepp Blatter was chosen for the post by the 65th FIFA Congress held in Zurich. Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan (39- year) defeated by Blatter who was able to secure 133 votes. Ali was a FIFA Vice President for the past four years.

Image of Sepp Blatter

Image of Sepp Blatter

Reelected for the 5th term as FIFA President

  • Blatter (79-year-old) won another four-year term as FIFA President after he was able to secure 133 votes out of 206 valid votes in the 209-member FIFA.
  • The appointment of KPMG as FIFA’s auditors for the 2015-2018 cycle and he was also re-election of Sepp Blatter as President, the 65th FIFA Congress.
  • The 66th editions of the FIFA Congress will take place in Mexico City in 2016 and and 67th Kuala Lumpur in 2017.
  • The extension of mandates of Moya Dodd and Sonia Bien-Aime as co-opted female members of the FIFA Executive Committee for a further term of one year.
  • Joseph S. Blatter is commonly known as Sepp Blatter who was born on 10 March 1936.

- Published on: June 1, 2015