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Will not stand after 2015: Blatter

sports Updated: Mar 22, 2011 15:35 IST

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he will stand down in 2015 if he is re-elected in June.

"You know I aspire to another four years. These will be the last four years for which I stand as candidate," he said in a speech to the UEFA Congress on Tuesday.

Blatter faces a challenge from Mohamed Bin Hammam, president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) at the FIFA Congress in Zurich on June 1.

The 75-year-old Swiss, formerly FIFA's secretary general, has held his post since 1998 and is standing for a fourth term.

Both Blatter and his Qatari opponent are in Paris as guests of UEFA.