Gulati or El Amrani for FIFA secretary general?

  • Reuters, Monday, February 29, 2016 6:56 PM
One of the first tasks of new FIFA president Gianni Infantino will to select a new secretary general, who in the new FIFA structure will hold even more power than predecessors Jerome Valcke and Sepp Blatter. All that is known is Infantino does want a European. At an event earlier in February, Infantino suggested a possibility was an African secretary general, and the name mentioned was Moroccan Hicham El Amrani, the 36-year-old general secretary of the African confederation. Another possibility, mentioned by prominent sports marketing executive Ricardo Fort: U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati.

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