By Joe Crilly

FIFA Presidential Race: Who Heads The Eight Names For Football’s Top Job?

With eight names confirmed for the FIFA Presidential race, it is Prince Ali bin al-Hussein who heads the betting with William Hill. He is Even money ahead of Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa at 3/1 and Gianni Infantino at 7/1. Long term favourite, Michel Platini is all the way out at 9/1 after being 1/3 at the start of September.

“It now looks as though this FIFA Presidential race is between two people although we have seen how quickly things can change when it comes to world football’s governing body,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

Next permanent FIFA President: 1/1 Prince Ali bin al-Hussein; 3/1 Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa; 7/1 Gianni Infantino; 9/1 Michel Platini; 12/1 Jerome Champagne; 16/1 Tokyo Sexwale; 20/1 Musa Bility; 33/1 David Nakhid