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    FIFA President Gianni Infantino presented his road map for restoring trust in the football association during Friday's meeting of the FIFA Executive Committee in Zurich, the global football body said in a statement.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Infantio was elected as president of FIFA three weeks ago, after Joseph Blatter announced his resignation from the position on June 2 amid the ongoing corruption scandal in the football governing body.

    "Key elements include: optimising FIFA’s administration, enhancing and modernising football development efforts, renewing the focus on women’s football, and engaging with FIFA’s commercial partners," the statement reads.

    This file photo taken on June 3, 2015 shows FIFA employees entering the FIFA headquarters in Zurich
    FIFA has been mired in a corruption scandal since early 2015. In May, several high-ranking FIFA officials were arrested in Zurich on corruption charges. Prosecutors have alleged that there was widespread intra-FIFA corruption linked with World Cup bids and marketing and broadcasting rights.

    "The Executive Committee decisions this week ensure that we now move from words to actions. I am sure that with the measures in place, and those to be rolled out in the near-term, we can not only restore FIFA’s image but also ensure that the world will be proud of FIFA," the FIFA president was quoted as saying in the statement.



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