SANTIAGO, May 9 (Xinhua) – The president of Chile’s National Professional Soccer Association (ANFP), Reinaldo Sanchez, firmly denied on Thursday the possibility that his country would back Cameroon candidate to the presidency of FIFA.
The Chilean leader said he is sure the countries belonging to the South American Soccer Confederation (CSF) will line up in block to back Blatter’s candidacy.
The CSF said it will announce its official position in relation to the election on May 27, two days prior to the election.
The election of the new FIFA president will take place on May 29 in Seoul, and Reinaldo Sanchez will head the Chilean delegation, which will also see, in the South Korean capital, the opening match between France and Senegal.
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