Could Sepp Blatter resignation pave way for independent directors at FIFA?

Could Sepp Blatter resignation pave way for independent directors at FIFA?

Joseph ‘Sepp’ Blatter, FIFA president since 1998, has resigned from his position less than a week after being re-elected.

The scandal-ridden organisation pressed ahead with the leadership vote on Friday, despite US authorities arresting 14 FIFA officials on corruption charges earlier that week.   

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