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The Slovenian FA president is expected to beat the Netherlands' Michael van Praag in Wednesday's election.

September 13, 2016

The UEFA presidential election is Wednesday, and multiple European sources say they think Slovenian FA president Aleksander Ceferin will beat Michael van Praag of the Netherlands.

Ceferin, a 48-year-old lawyer, is viewed as an outsider to UEFA governance and as such a breath of fresh air in the post-FIFA scandal world. He supports term limits and giving a voice to smaller UEFA nations, and he has the support of many countries including France, Italy, Germany, Russia and, soureces say, FIFA president Gianni Infantino.

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