JEROME CHAMPAGNE

  • Jerome Champagne out of FIFA presidential race February 2, 2015

    Berne: FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne is out of the race after failing to win sufficient backing for his bid, saying that national associations feared "reprisals" if they supported him. Champagne, needing the backing of five national associations for his bid, said in a statement that he had won the backing...
  • Jerome Champagne to run against Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency September 16, 2014

    Former FIFA official Jerome Champagne formally announced on Monday that he will stand against incumbent Sepp Blatter in next year's election for president of the world soccer body. "I have the honor of informing you that I have just written to the FIFA adhoc Electoral Committee and its president, Mr. Domenico...
  • Jerome Champagne urges video replay use for referees March 11, 2013

    Zurich: FIFA presidential hopeful Jerome Champagne says referees should be allowed to consult video replays and that football needs to accept the "inevitable" use of technology. Champagne suggests in a document sent to FIFA member nations that video replays could help referees judge situations such as offside on disputed goals, red...