All speculations suggesting that Orji Uzor Kalu is in line to contest for the presidency of The FÃ©dÃ©ration Internationale de Football, FIFA can now be put to rest. Monday deadline for submission of form for the prospective candidates has come and gone and amongst the eight profiled candidates up for FIFA presidency Orji Uzor Kalu’s name is no where to be found.
Orji Uzor Kalu’s intention to run for FIFA’s presidency was never made official though speculations made it seem very concrete. Sepp Blatter even voiced support for the business tycoon but as it seems right now all hopes to see the ex governor as the next FIFA president has been dashed less we see a late addition to the list. See the full list of candidates for the FIFA presidential elections here