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Infantino Reelected As Fifa President 

Gianni Infantino has been re-elected as Fifa President for the next four years up to 2023.

The 49-year old was elected by acclamation by all the 211 members that include Uganda on Wednesday after running unopposed.

The exercise was conducted during the 69th FIFA Congress that convened in Paris, France.

The Swiss national assumed power three years ago after the former strongman, Joseph Sepp Blatter was ousted after a series of corruption scandals were laid against him.

In his speech after re-election,  Infantinno pride himself for changing the face of the organization that, according to him, was almost turning into a criminal organization.

“In just over three years, this organisation went from being toxic, almost criminal, to being what it should be: an institution that develops football,” said Infantino.

“This new FIFA has a mission and a plan for it, which is why the next four years have, in fact, already started: we have laid solid building blocks for the future.”

He becomes the ninth president in the history of the organisation.

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