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FIFA boss undeterred by Asian congress snub

Panaji (India) (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino played down an embarrassing rebuke by Asia’s football body on Tuesday after it scrapped elections to the world body’s new council in protest at the barring of a candidate. The FIFA boss watched as Asian Football Confederation (AFC) delegates voted 42-1 against adopting the agenda for their extraordinary congress in Goa, halting the meeting after just 20 minutes.
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