Football By Joe Crilly

Prince Ali Is Favourite For Top FIFA Job After Shortlist Announced

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein is the 10/11 favourite to win the FIFA Presidential race according to William Hill who make Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa 3/1 and Gianni Infantino 5/1. Michel Platini has been excluded from the race, although could yet appeal and is now 16/1 having been as short as 1/3 in September.

“There may be at least five FIFA candidates but we only think that there are a couple with realistic chances of bagging the job,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

Next permanent FIFA President: 10/11 Prince Ali bin al-Hussein; 3/1 Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa; 5/1 Gianni Infantino; 9/1 Jerome Champagne; 14/1 Tokyo Sexwale; 16/1 Michel Platini; 40/1 Musa Bility