Platini confirms he won’t battle Blatter for FIFA presidency

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 28th, 2014
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Michel PlatiniMichel Platini, has insisted that he will not contest against Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency, but will seek another term as UEFA president.

The 59-year-old confirmed this to UEFA delegates, who are in Monaco for Thursday’s draws for the group stages of the Champions League competition.

“It was a very positive message – he said he would like to continue as Uefa president and I am pleased that it means that this time there will be no battle between Fifa and Uefa,” The European FIFA executive committee member Michel D’Hooghe said.

Platini had previously called for a “breath of fresh air” at the top of the world football governing body.

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