Football: No winner after 1st round of Fifa presidential election

The first round of the Fifa Election voting has been completed and there is no winner. Results are Prince Ali Al-Hussein: 27 votes, Sheikh Salman Ebrahim Al-Khalifa: 85, Jerome Champagne: 7 and Gianni Infantino: 88. Tokyo Sexwale surprisingly pulled out from the elections before voting began. The voting will be heading into its second round.

Fifa also took a first step towards overcoming years of corruption and scandal on Friday by overwhelmingly passing a set of reforms intended to make it more transparent, professional and accountable.

The package should help to guarantee that the new president will face closer scrutiny and have less influence over the day-to-day management of the organisation's business affairs.

The reforms include term limits for top officials and disclosure of their earnings, and a separation of powers between an elected Fifa Council responsible for broad strategy and a professional general secretariat, akin to a company's executive board, handling the business side.

Fifa's member associations voted by 179 to 22 to accept the reforms, which Francois Carrard, independent chairman of the Reform Committee, said were "necessary to bring a profound culture change to Fifa".

"This reform package will provide the foundation for the new president and the new leadership on which to build for the future," he said. "It is not the end of the process, it is the beginning of one which will be developed over the years and is designed to restore the credibility and reputation that Fifa deserves."