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FIFA presidential candidate: Jerome Champagne

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FIFA presidential candidate: Jerome Champagne

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France’s Jerome Champagne has officially launched his bid to succeed Sepp Blatter as the world governing body’s president.

The 55-year-old, who was visiting Hungarian football clubs on Sunday, has already proposed numerous rule changes and hopes football will consider using more technology for key decisions.

Champagne, who recently told journalists he is unlikely to be elected, has suggested introducing orange cards that would allow referees to send players to a sin-bin and quotas for foreign players.

FIFA’s presidential election will be held in Zurich in June 2015.