The  FIFA presidential election has seen eight contenders lining up to replace Sepp Blatter in the world’s football body.

Among those in contention for the presidency is UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino who is gunning for the highest position in world football with the unanimous backing of UEFA’s Executive Committee.

Liberian FA boss Musa Bility and the president of the Asian Football Confederation, Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, also announced their candidacies on Monday.

They join Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, Tokyo Sexwale, Jerome Champagne and David Nakhid in the race after being able to obtain five letters of support from FIFA member nations.