Cairo — The only African voter to publicly support FIFA
President Gianni Infantino's election campaign is competing for a seat on
FIFA's ruling council.
The Confederation for African Football (CAF) says South
Sudan federation president Chabur Goc is among seven entries for two vacant
FIFA Council seats in a Sept. 29 election in Cairo. The seats have initial
mandates until March.
CAF says all candidates are undergoing FIFA integrity
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South Sudan hosted Infantino during his campaign in
February, and was later the first member federation he visited as president.
Goc's rivals include four CAF executive committee members
aiming to join the recently expanded FIFA Council.
They are: Ahmad (Madagascar), Almamy Kabele Camara (Guinea),
Kwesi Nyantakyi (Ghana), Suketu Patel (Seychelles).
The other contenders are: Djibrilla Hima Hamidou (Niger),
Augustin Senghor (Senegal).For
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