Pres Hamman reelected at AFC, VP Chung at FIFA

Qatar's Mohamed Bin Hammam has won a second four-year term as Asian Football Confederation president. Hammam was the only candidate for the post by Thursday's 1700 deadline, which enabled him to retain the presidency unopposed. He will be sworn in on 8 May at the AFC Congress in Kuala Lumpur. Hammam, 58, has previously hinted at standing for the FIFA presidency once Joseph Sepp Blatter of Switzerland steps down, Reuters reported.

Chung Mong-joon, a vice president of FIFA, has been reelected to another four-year term to that body. Chung, who became a FIFA vice president for the first time in 1994, is concurrently president of the Korea Football Association. He is reportedly considering running for the FIFA presidency in 2011 although incumbent Blatter has expressed his intention to seek reelection this year.

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