16 Oct 2008

Blatter to attend FIFA tournament in NZ

4:15 pm on 16 October 2008

FIFA President Sepp Blatter will be in New Zealand this month for the under 17 Women's Football World Cup.

The tournament is from 28 October 28 to 16 November. Matches will be played in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch.

Blatter has been head of football's governing body for the past 10 years.

He was judged this month by BusinessWeek as globally the most influential person in sports.