Fifa's Blatter to appeal his 8-year ban

Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter has vowed to fight his recent 8-year ban from the football fraternity following a whirlwind corruption scandal.

702 and Cape Talk's Stephen Grootes on Tuesday spoke to the president of International Sports Press Association, Gianni Merlo, about Sepp Blatter's most recent press conference following recent developments.

Listen to the interview below:

Fifa was his life, and now he's losing his life. For him, it was not a problem of money but of power.

Gianni Merlo, president of International Sports Press Association

If we don't change the people who are at the top of the organisation, how will the bad culture go away?

Gianni Merlo, president of International Sports Press Association

This article first appeared on 702 : Fifa's Blatter to appeal his 8-year ban


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