FIFA president Blatter to visit Iran

Last Updated: Oct 14, 2012, 18:17 PM IST

Tehran: International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) president Joseph Sepp Blatter said Sunday that he would be visiting Iran soon.

Blatter informed the head of the Iran Football Federation (IFF), Ali Kaffashian, of his decision in a letter, reports Xinhua.

"Coming to Iran has been on my work schedule but I haven`t had opportunity so far to fulfil that. As soon as I have time, I will arrange my travel to Tehran," he was quoted as saying by Tehran Times.

The report did not elaborate on the objectives of Blatter`s visit.

IANS