By: The Malawi Star
World’s soccer governing body, Fifa, has adopted new reforms on elections which will see Football Associations (FA) presidents serving three terms in office.
Fifa’s members have just voted for Gianni Infantino of Switzerland as the new president, replacing fellow Swiss Sepp Blatter who held the position since 1998 but resigned in May amid growing corruption crisis that has rocked the football powerhouse.
“This applies to the Fifa president, Fifa council members and members of the audit and compliance committee and of the judicial bodies,” reads part of the statement released by the body on Thursday.
In Malawi, Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president was re-elected for a fourth time in a row, a development which received mixed reactions from soccer loving Malawians.
With the new reforms in town, this officially marks the end of Nyamilandu’s leadership at FAM, a position he has held for more than 12 years. The reforms committee was appointed by six confederations of Fifa last year.