Chung Mong-joon to Run for FIFA Presidency

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Veteran South Korean football administrator Chung Mong-joon announced Monday he will stand for the FIFA presidency, saying it’s “time to restore common sense” at the sport’s international governing body mired in corruption allegations.

Chung, formerly a FIFA vice president, launched his bid for the top job in world football at a press conference in the French capital, where FIFA was founded in 1904.

Chung had previously told the South Korean media that he would run for FIFA president, but this was his first declaration before the international press.

Source: Busan eFM News


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