FIFA did not immediately reply to a request for comment on Blatter’s statement.
Kinteh was also hit with a US$200,000 fine for violating FIFA's code of ethics regarding bribery and corruption.
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Thursday he believes the World Cup should return to England when Europe next gets its turn to host the tournament.
Blatter says he is shocked at a rule which has been inserted into the World Cup bidding process.
Blatter, who led FIFA for 17 years, was barred for ethics violations in 2015 amid the biggest corruption scandal to shake world soccer’s governing body.
IFAB is due to decide on Saturday whether to approve VAR on a permanent basis.
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, currently serving a ban from the sport.
France’s Sarkozy is facing a criminal investigation over allegations of accepting bribes to support Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid.