FIFA presidential contender Chung Mong-joon has criticized election monitors who cleared the Asian Football Confederation of improperly supporting Michel Platini.
The former FIFA vice president from South Korea says the FIFA-appointed committee investigated for only three days and forfeited its ``duty to ensure the fairness of the election.''
He filed a complaint after the AFC sent members a template letter soliciting support for Platini, the UEFA president.
Asian leaders publicly support Platini despite two home contenders: Chung and former FIFA vice president Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan.
Chung, who reportedly faces a FIFA ethics case for charitable donations to member federations, says the FIFA panel told him it found ``no indications of the integrity of the electoral process having been affected.''
The FIFA election panel will approve candidates in November after integrity checks. (AP)