-In His Bid for FIFA President: Bility Breaks New Ground

first_imgThings are falling into place for the Musa Bility Campaign with signs pointing to the fact that he is a man to watch in the FIFA Presidential race, come February 2016.Nordic countries, including Sweden, Denmark, Farore Island, Iceland, Finland and Norway have invited the Liberia Football Association President to Copenhagen on 23rd November.On behalf of the Nordic countries the President of the Danish Football Association Jesper Moller personally signed the invite to hear from Musa Bility.The letter dated November 2, reads: “First let me congratulate you on your candidature for the FIFA presidency. It is going to be some interesting months up to the election in February 2016, hopefully with a strong focus on how we can improve the world football, improved governance and transparency.”The interest of Nordic countries as contained in this letter is in sync with the Bility’s mantra for a new order in the affairs of FIFA after the waning Sepp Blatter hegemony.According to (Danish FA President) Jesper Moller: “We would like to invite you to our meeting in order to present our electoral platform and for us to question you about your ambitions, visions and ideas for the future of the FIFA.”Sources close to Team Bility have stated their preparedness to honor the offer in the confidence that Bility will be in the position to make strong impression on the host countries to eventually support his bid based on the quality of his message and track record.”Bility had in a press conference in Monrovia recently stated his desire to ensure that FIFA is no longer a savings bank for self serving officials but if elected promised to share the federation’s resources on an egalitarian basis that would ensure that weaker FAs are empowered to be at par.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Panathinaikos Beats Ergotelis, 2-0

first_imgATHENS — Panathinaikos beat host Ergotelis 2-0 through first-half goals by Marcus Berg and Abdul Jeleel Ajagun in the Greek league on March 14.The win allowed Panathinaikos to go level with archrival Olympiakos, which hosts Xanthi on March 15. Olympiacos also has an extra game to play, against Panthrakikos, after last weekend’s fixture was abandoned after heavy rains. Panathinaikos has been docked three points for crowd violence in its home game against Olympiacos.The league played for a second weekend in a row in empty stadiums, as authorities mull measures to stem crowd violence.Also, Atromitos beat Panthrakikos 2-0 and third-place PAOK drew 0-0 with fourth-place Asteras.TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img