Warner, Blazer re-elected to CONCACAF posts
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Jack Warner has been re-elected as president and Chuck Blazer as general secretary of CONCACAF by the FIFA executive committee.
Warner and Blazer ran without opposition at FIFA's congress on Monday. Each will return to the FIFA executive committee for another four years, representing North and Central America and the Caribbean.
Warner was first elected to the executive committee in 1983, and will retain his post as FIFA vice president and act as CONCACAF's Caribbean representative until 2013. Blazer will return to his post as the representative from North America, a position he has held since 1996.
Re-elected to the CONCACAF executive committee were Sunil Gulati, Horace Burrell and Alfredo Hawit. U.S. federation president Gulati and Hawit, the general secretary of the Honduran soccer federation, ran unopposed. Gulati represents North America and Hawit represents Central America. Jamaica's Burrell had been challenged for his job representing the Caribbean by Peter Jenkins of St. Kitts and Nevis, who withdrew before the congress.
"Today was an extremely positive day for CONCACAF," Warner said. "Our congress allows us to come together as a confederation and continue to work together to strengthen the game in our region."
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