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Gordon Derrick, one of three men running for the post of CONCACAF president, is out of the race

Gordon Derrick, one of three men running for the post of CONCACAF president, is out of the race

CONCACAF presidentThe Antiguan, who serves as head of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), failed a mandatory eligibility exam conducted by the world governing body, FIFA, for all candidates seeking to fill the vacant position of CONCACAF president.

Derrick’s ineligibility to contest the election due for Mexico City on May 12, was confirmed by a statement from the office of FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee chairman Domenico Scala yesterday.

“For privacy reasons we are not in a position to go into further details with regard to this decision. The person concerned has been informed,” the widely circulated statement said.

The two candidates for President are Canadian Victor Montagliani and Larry Mussenden of Bermuda.

Joanne Salazar of Trinidad and Tobago and Sonia Bien-Aime of the Turks and Caicos Islands are two seeking to be the female member on the CONCACAF Council.

 

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