Zurich : World football’s governing body FIFA said on Monday it will hold its Extraordinary Congress to elect a new president on February 26, 2016, here.

The decision came after FIFA’ s executive committee held a meeting on Monday to decide the presidential election date and discuss the organisational reforms, reports Xinhua.

Incumbent president Sepp Blatter, who has led FIFA since 1998, will continue to carry out his functions until the new president is elected.

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