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Uefa head Platini to stay in Fifa race despite new inquiry

He is named in a Swiss criminal investigation into the world football body
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 05:50
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"I have known for a long time that I would be the target of many unfounded attacks and I am conscious that these attacks will continue until the Fifa elections take place," said Mr Platini.

Paris

UEFA president Michel Platini has insisted he will stay in the race for the Fifa presidency despite being named in a Swiss criminal investigation into the world football body.

The French football legend told AFP on Tuesday he had done "nothing wrong" and defended a US$2