The FIFA general secretariat received two candidatures for the FIFA Presidency by the statutory deadline (1 April 2011, midnight CET) in accordance with art. 24 par. 1 of the FIFA Statutes. The names of the candidates are:


• Joseph S. BLATTER (Switzerland)

• Mohamed BIN HAMMAM (Qatar)


The election for the FIFA Presidency will be held in Zurich on 1 June 2011 within the framework of the 61st FIFA Congress.