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Blatter set to win new term despite corruption scandal

Asian, African, Latin American states seen to rally around him

MR BLATTER: Has promised more transparency and urged members to remain unified, and also sought to distance himself from the scandal, the biggest crisis that Fifa has faced in its 111-year history.


WORLD soccer boss Sepp Blatter was expected to be re-elected on Friday, defying growing calls for him to step down in the face of corruption scandals engulfing the sport's governing body.

Addressing delegates at Fifa's annual Congress in Switzerland, where members are