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Can­di­dates for the of­fice of Fifa pres­i­dent, for the ex­ec­u­tive com­mit­tee and for the chair­men, deputy chair­men and mem­bers of the au­dit and com­pli­ance com­mit­tee and the ju­di­cial bod­ies: 1. Only the mem­bers may pro­pose can­di­da­tures for the of­fice of Fifa pres­i­dent. A can­di­da­ture for the of­fice of Fifa pres­i­dent shall only be valid if sup­ported by a to­tal of at least five mem­bers. Mem­bers must no­tify the Fifa gen­eral sec­re­tar­iat, in writ­ing, of a can­di­da­ture for the Fifa pres­i­dency at least four months be­fore the start of the congress, to­gether with the dec­la­ra­tions of sup­port of at least five mem­bers. A can­di­date for the of­fice of Fifa pres­i­dent shall have played an ac­tive role in As­so­ci­a­tion Football (eg, as a player or an of­fi­cial within Fifa, a con­fed­er­a­tion or an as­so­ci­a­tion, etc) for two of the last five years be­fore be­ing pro­posed as a can­di­date.

PHOTO: AP

MASTER French ace Michel Pla­tini in his play­ing days. He has now set his sights on football’s top job – the Fifa pres­i­dency

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