Blatter expected to win re-election despite soccer corruption scandal




 
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May 29th, 2015  
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Topic: Blatter expected to win re-election despite soccer corruption scandal


By Mike Collett and Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - World soccer boss Sepp Blatter was expected to be re-elected on Friday, defying growing calls for him to step down in the face of corruption scandals engulfing the sport's governing body. Addressing FIFA delegates at the body's annual Congress in Switzerland, where members will later vote to decide the organization's presidency, Blatter promised more transparency and urged members to remain unified. Blatter also sought to distance himself from the scandal, the biggest crisis FIFA has faced in its 111-year history.




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