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Football: Blatter takes aim at Fifa 'destroyers'

Published on Jun 10, 2014 6:46 AM
 
World football chief Sepp Blatter vowed to fight critics trying to destroy Fifa on Monday as he launched a staunch defence of his scandal-tainted organisation. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

SAO PAULO (AFP) - World football chief Sepp Blatter vowed to fight critics trying to "destroy" Fifa on Monday as he launched a staunch defence of his scandal-tainted organisation.

Speaking before delegates of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in Sao Paulo ahead of Fifa's 64th Congress, Mr Blatter called for unity against people he described as the "destroyers" of Fifa.

"Show unity and confirm this unity, it's the best way to reply to all the destructors in the world," Mr Blatter said.

"They want to destroy, not the game, but they want to destroy the institution, because our institution is too strong," he added.

 
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