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MELBOURNE, Australia - Asias sports powerbrokers have reaffirmed their support for Sepp Blatters bid for a fifth consecutive term as FIFA president, dealing a blow to Prince Ali Bin Al-Husseins aspirations for the job. Gerson Jersey .Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa told a news conference Friday that his organization will not reverse its previously pledged support for Blatter, even after the Jordanian princes decision to stand for the FIFA presidency.Everybody is aware that during the general assembly in 2013 and 2014, the AFC congress has decided to support Blatter for the fifth term, Al Khalifa said. All the member associations are committed to that, and from what I heard from them today and the last few days, they will continue to their promise onward.The 39-year-old Prince Ali, a FIFA vice-president, announced his candidature for the FIFA election earlier this week, before leaving for Australia to attend the Asian Cup. The FIFA election will be held May 29.Sheikh Salman said Prince Ali had not sought the backing of the Asian football authorities before announcing his candidacy.Nobody has consulted us before regarding this nominee, Sheikh Salman said. And if there is a nominee from the Asian confederation, it has to be supported by the Asian confederation with the consultation of the executive committee and the member associations, not by an individual.Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah of Kuwait, head of the Olympic Council of Asia and one of the continents most powerful sports officials, said Blatter deserves another term.We decided in the (AFC) general assembly to support Blatter. So now Prince Ali has to consider that, and he has to think about this matter a lot, Skeikh Ahmad said.The comments were made on the sidelines of an AFC congress in Melbourne, hours ahead of the Asian Cup opener between Australia and Kuwait in Melbourne.Prince Ali attended the congress, but declined requests for comment.While Sheikh Ahmad does not have a vote within the AFC, his Olympic committee has powerful influence in the region.He said Kuwaits vote would be going to Blatter.Its (Prince Alis) decision, he said. He took this decision without telling anybody or waiting for anybody to give his review or idea. So he has to decide.Ironically Prince Ali, elected by Asian members to the FIFA vice-presidency in January 2011, has wide support in Europe but not Asia, while that situation is reversed for the European Blatter.The Oceania Football Confederation, comprising New Zealand and the Pacific nations, has already said it will support Blatter.The 78-year-old Blatter has welcomed Prince Alis challenge as beneficial for debate. Daniele De Rossi Jersey . Halladays resume as a Blue Jay is among the elite in the franchises 36-year history. Over 12 seasons in Toronto, he was named an All-Star six times. He had arguably the finest campaign of his career in 2003 when he posted a 22-7 record, a 3. Roma Jerseys .Y. - Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby captured his second career Art Ross trophy on Sunday after leading the NHL in scoring this season.TORONTO, Cananda - Veteran head referee Glen Johnson is the CFLs new vice-president, officiating. The Winnipeg native retired Monday after 24 years as an official to assume the position with the leagues head office. He replaces Tom Higgins, whose contract wasnt renewed. "While Glens talents as an on-field official will be sorely missed, we are absolutely thrilled he has agreed to take on this tremendously important role within the league office," CFL commissioner Mark Cohon said in a statement. Johnson appeared in 416 career games and earned 111 Grey Cup appointments. Mohamed Salah Jersey. That included the historic 100th game in 2012, which saw the Toronto Argonauts beat the Calgary Stampeders 35-22 at Rogers Centre. "It has been an honour to officiate alongside trusted colleagues who are dedicated and passionate about our great game, its integrity and their important role within it," Johnson said. "I welcome this opportunity to work with them in a new way at a time that the CFL is entering an exciting modern era marked by new stadiums, expansion and business growth." Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys ChinaCheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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