Blatter launches defence amid fresh claims

Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings sees FIFA president sail into the eye of a storm in Zurich.


    There have been a few unwanted headaches for the FIFA President Sepp Blatter on Tuesday.

    He is in the middle of campaigning for re-election as head of football's governing body, and is in Zurich, Switzerland, to launch a task force of the biggest names in the game, aimed at improving the image of the sport.

    But that too did not go according to plan.

    Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings reports from Switzerland.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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