“The election process itself has been non-transparent and, in a sense, indicates the type of reforms FIFA has to take on – and that will be part of the reform process,” Transparency International’s Gareth Sweeney exclusively told DW this morning.“But the fact that we didn’t have public debates, that we didn’t have clarity on eligibility criteria for the candidates and so forth has limited, in a sense, public trust in the candidates and what they would actually do to reform FIFA.” FIFA passed a wide range of reforms on Friday ahead of the Presidential elections and although he acknowledged elements of these reforms, Sweeney said there was still much work to be done. Read more…