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Sepp Blatter re-elected as FIFA president

posted 1 Jun 2011, 09:21 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 1 Jun 2011, 09:24 ]

Sepp Blatter the only name on the ballot paper is re-elected as FIFA president.

Sepp Blatter was re-elected unopposed for a fourth term as FIFA president at the annual Congress of soccer's world governing body on Wednesday.

The 75-year-old Swiss received 186 out of the 203 votes to secure another four-year term in office.

"I thank you for your trust and confidence from the bottom of my heart. We will have four years provided the Lord gives me life, the energy and the force to continue on our path and to continue to do our job," Blatter told the Congress.