March 6, 2013
HE'S A CANDIDATE
Sunil Gulati up for FIFA Executive Committee
MIAMI--U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati is one of two candidates for the position of FIFA Executive Committee Member from North America.
|U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati is a candidate for seats on both the FIFA and CONCACAF Executive Committees
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He is also a candidate for CONCACAF Executive Committee Member from North America. The two positions are the only ones being contested in upcoming CONCACAF elections that have multiple candidates. The terms run from 2013-2017.
Former CONCACAF secretary Chuck Blazer was formerly the region's representative on the FIFA Executive Committee. Mexico's Justino Compeán is running against Gulati for the FIFA seat, while Canada's Victor Montagliani is running for the CONCACAF seat.
The elections will take place during the XXVIII CONCACAF Ordinary Congress, to be held on Friday, April 19, 2013, in Panama City, Panama.
Other offices that will be determined are:
FIFA Executive Committee Member from the Caribbean, Jeffrey Webb (CAY) - Unopposed
CONCACAF Executive Committee Vice President from Central America, Alfredo Hawit (HON) - Unopposed
CONCACAF Executive Committee Vice President from the Caribbean, Horace Burrell (JAM) - Unopposed
CONCACAF Executive Committee Member from Central America, Eduardo Li (CRC) - Unopposed
CONCACAF Executive Committee Member from the Caribbean, Luis Hernandez (CUB) - Unopposed