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Voting for new Fifa president enters second round

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 05:50

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LEADING THE PACK: Mr Infantino received 88 votes, ahead of Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa with 85 votes. Prince Ali bin al Hussein of Jordan got 27 votes while former Fifa official Jerome Champagne took seven.

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ELECTION for Fifa's new president goes into the second round after none of the candidates secured a two-thirds majority for a first-round win. In the second-round vote, only a simple majority is needed for victory.

The field was reduced to four hopefuls when South African

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