Fifa seat for nonong

first_imgEx-Bulacan town vice mayor, village chief shot dead Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Philippine Football Federation (PFF) president Mariano “Nonong” Araneta is poised to land a seat in the powerful International Football Federation (Fifa) Council following the decision of Kuwaiti official Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah to withdraw from the election.Araneta confirmed earlier reports that Sheikh Ahmad has also resigned from the Fifa council after he was linked to a fraud case involving Richard Lai, the Fifa official who was banned for bribery.ADVERTISEMENT Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Araneta, Zhang Jian of China and Mong Gyu Chung of South Korea can secure the three council seats for Asia if they get majority votes from the 46-member AFC during its congress on Sunday in Bahrain.“Its only a matter of formality,” said Araneta.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return Wildlife rescuers asked to turn over animals to DENRcenter_img Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely MOST READ LIST: Jan. 20 class suspensions due to Taal Volcano eruption Bulacan town gears up for biggest cookie jar Gilas five still raw on defense, says Chot Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home View commentslast_img