FIFA presidential candidate Mohammad Bin Hammam has been head of the Asian Football Confederation for 13 years.
He wants to reform FIFA, make it "transparent"; bring back "trust" and "credibility" to world football's governing body. But after meeting presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam, it is hard to say if he can and will fulfill those headline-grabbing pledges.
There is no doubt he cuts an impressive figure. Often in traditional Arab robes, Bin Hammam wore a smart suit for our interview in Paris on Monday. Weary from a day of journalistic interrogation, the head of Asia’s Football Confederation (AFC) nonetheless greeted me warmly and was as charming as most successful sports administrators tend to be. FULL POST