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SportsFan
FIFA hopeful Infantino in Iran for votes Photo Source: PAA UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino arrived in Iran on
FIFA hopeful Infantino in Iran for votes
SportsFan / Posted 15 hours ago
Photo Source: PAA UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino arrived in Iran on Wednesday after deciding to leave no stone unturned in his bid for votes in this month's FIFA presidential election. "I am one of... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Big European clubs support Infantino for FIFA presidencyECA vice-chairman Umberto Gandini announced the decision on Tuesday at a news c
Big European clubs support Infantino for FIFA presidency
Bdnews24.com / Posted 18 hours ago
ECA vice-chairman Umberto Gandini announced the decision on Tuesday at a news conference during the general assembly of the organisation, which represents over 200 clubs including major ones such as Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus and Bayern... Read more
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Times of Malta
Big European clubs support Infantino for FIFA presidencyEurope’s biggest soccer clubs have backed UEFA interim chief Gianni Infantino’s
Big European clubs support Infantino for FIFA presidency
Times of Malta / Posted 20 hours ago
Europe’s biggest soccer clubs have backed UEFA interim chief Gianni Infantino’s FIFA presidential campaign having worked closely with the Swiss through their umbrella European Club Association (ECA) group. ECA vice-chairman Umberto Gandini announced... Read more
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International Business Times
Fifa scandal: European Club Association backs Gianni Infantino for presidential campaign Europe's biggest football clubs have given their support to Uefa chief Gianni I
Fifa scandal: European Club Association backs Gianni Infantino for presidential campaign
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Europe's biggest football clubs have given their support to Uefa chief Gianni Infantino's Fifa presidential campaign, the European Club Association (ECA) said in Paris, France on Tuesday (9 February). ECA vice-chairman Umberto Gandini announced the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Big Euro clubs support Infantino for Fifa bossParis - Europe's biggest soccer clubs have backed Uefa interim chief Gianni Inf
Big Euro clubs support Infantino for Fifa boss
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Paris - Europe's biggest soccer clubs have backed Uefa interim chief Gianni Infantino's Fifa presidential campaign having worked closely with the Swiss through their umbrella European Club Association (ECA) group. ECA vice-chairman Umberto Gandini... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
LFA Will Not Vote CAF ChoiceAhead of this month's elections for the presidency of the Federation of Interna
LFA Will Not Vote CAF Choice
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Ahead of this month's elections for the presidency of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), there are reports that the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has resolved to support Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa of... Read more
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Super Sport
ECA backs Infantino for Fifa job Europe's biggest soccer clubs have given their support to Uefa interim chief
ECA backs Infantino for Fifa job
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
Europe's biggest soccer clubs have given their support to Uefa interim chief Gianni Infantino's Fifa presidential campaign, the European Club Association (ECA) said on Tuesday. ECA vice-chairman Umberto Gandini... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
European Club Association backs Infantino for FIFA jobPARIS: Europe's biggest soccer clubs have given their support to UEFA interim c
European Club Association backs Infantino for FIFA job
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
PARIS: Europe's biggest soccer clubs have given their support to UEFA interim chief Gianni Infantino's FIFA presidential campaign, the European Club Association (ECA) said on Tuesday. ECA vice-chairman Umberto Gandini announced the decision at a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CAF Snub Won't Derail Infantino, Tokyo SexwaleKigali — Uefa general secretary Gianni Infantino and South African mining tycoo
CAF Snub Won't Derail Infantino, Tokyo Sexwale
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kigali — Uefa general secretary Gianni Infantino and South African mining tycoon Tokyo Sexwale are unmoved by Caf's decision to back Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa in February 26 Fifa presidential election. The continental soccer body made... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Namibia Not Bound By CAF Decision'Namibia's vote for this month's Fifa president is still undecided but it won't
'Namibia Not Bound By CAF Decision'
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Namibia's vote for this month's Fifa president is still undecided but it won't be influenced by Caf's support of Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa, which was announced on Friday. Following a Caf executive committee meeting in Kigali, Rwanda,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Football: Tokyo, Out of AfricaTokyo Sexwale has lost the backing of the Confederation of African Football (CA
Football: Tokyo, Out of Africa
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
Tokyo Sexwale has lost the backing of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in his bid to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA’s new president. Forget, for the moment, that Sexwale is a South African politician in a party that is steeped in charges of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA voteFILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2015 file photo, Asian Football Confederatio
Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA vote
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2015 file photo, Asian Football Confederation President Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa leaves the AFC Congress in Manama, Bahrain. The Confederation of African Football said Friday it is backing Sheikh Salman... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA voteFILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2015 file photo, Asian Football Confederatio
Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA vote
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2015 file photo, Asian Football Confederation President Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa leaves the AFC Congress in Manama, Bahrain. The Confederation of African Football said Friday it is backing Sheikh Salman... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA voteFILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2015 file photo, Asian Football Confederatio
Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA vote
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2015 file photo, Asian Football Confederation President Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa leaves the AFC Congress in Manama, Bahrain. The Confederation of African Football said Friday it is backing Sheikh Salman... Read more
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The News-Times
Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA voteFILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2015 file photo, Asian Football Confederatio
Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA vote
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2015 file photo, Asian Football Confederation President Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa leaves the AFC Congress in Manama, Bahrain. The Confederation of African Football said Friday it is backing Sheikh Salman... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA voteFILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2015 file photo, Asian Football Confederatio
Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA vote
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2015 file photo, Asian Football Confederation President Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa leaves the AFC Congress in Manama, Bahrain. The Confederation of African Football said Friday it is backing Sheikh Salman... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Russian troops put on high alert as part of massive drillsRussian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking to Bahrain's King Hama
Russian troops put on high alert as part of massive drills
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking to Bahrain's King Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa during their meeting in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. less Russian President... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Russian troops put on high alert as part of massive drillsRussian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking to Bahrain's King Hama
Russian troops put on high alert as part of massive drills
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking to Bahrain's King Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa during their meeting in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. less Russian President... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
King of Bahrain in Russia for talks with PutinBahrain's King Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa shakes hands with Russian President Vl
King of Bahrain in Russia for talks with Putin
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Bahrain's King Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, as he presents him with Damascus steel sword during their meeting in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Monday,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CAF Endorse Sheikh Salman for FIFA PresidencyKigali — Confederation of African Football (Caf) will back Bahraini Sheikh Salm
CAF Endorse Sheikh Salman for FIFA Presidency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kigali — Confederation of African Football (Caf) will back Bahraini Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa in February 26 Fifa presidential elections. The continental soccer body made public their declaration at Serena Hotel in Kigali on Friday after... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FIFA Poll Brings With It Familiar ProblemsFifa presidential hopefuls have descended on the Rwandan capital of Kigali desp
FIFA Poll Brings With It Familiar Problems
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Fifa presidential hopefuls have descended on the Rwandan capital of Kigali desperate to have Africa's 56 members buy into their pitches ahead of the February 26 Fifa Extraordinary Congress. The congress, to be held in Zurich, Switzerland, will elect... Read more
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iol.co.za
Safa, Caf voting for a goodie bagTo the rich go the riches. The Oscar goodie bag for the already wealthy and, th
Safa, Caf voting for a goodie bag
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
To the rich go the riches. The Oscar goodie bag for the already wealthy and, this year, rather white nominees have presents that amount to well over R3-million. Mind you, in this time of cinematic exclusion and elitism, only the actor and director... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Tokyo Sexwale remains confident after Caf snub Sexwale remains optimistic despite not getting a thumbs up from Caf for the F
Tokyo Sexwale remains confident after Caf snub
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Sexwale remains optimistic despite not getting a thumbs up from Caf for the Fifa presidency. Tokyo Sexwale. Picture: AFP. FIFA,Tokyo Sexwale,Sexwale to run for Fifa presidency,Confederation of African... Read more
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Zawya
Bahrain king travels to Russia, to hold talks with PutinBahrainBahrain king travels to Russia, to hold talks with Putin Sunday, Feb 07, 2016
Bahrain king travels to Russia, to hold talks with PutinBahrain
Zawya / Posted 2 days ago
Bahrain king travels to Russia, to hold talks with Putin Sunday, Feb 07, 2016 Manama: Bahrain’s King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa on Sunday flew to the Russian city of Sochi where he will hold talks with President Vladimir Putin. The talks will cover... Read more
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iol.co.za
Tokyo runs risk of alienating Safa, CAFTokyo Sexwale risks souring relations with Safa – as well as the Confederations
Tokyo runs risk of alienating Safa, CAF
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Tokyo Sexwale risks souring relations with Safa – as well as the Confederations of African Football (CAF) – following his refusal to withdraw from this month’s Fifa presidential race in Zurich, Switzerland. Insiders say the former Gauteng premier... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Africa vote key to FIFA presidencyMIAMI: African soccer officials will decide on Friday which of FIFA's president
Africa vote key to FIFA presidency
New Zimbabwe / Posted 3 days ago
MIAMI: African soccer officials will decide on Friday which of FIFA's presidential candidates they will back as the campaign to replace Sepp Blatter at the helm of the sport's troubled ruling body reaches the home straight. With 54 voting nations,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Backs Sheikh Salman for FIFA PresidencyThe Confederation of African Football said Friday it was backing Sheikh Salman
Africa Backs Sheikh Salman for FIFA Presidency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Confederation of African Football said Friday it was backing Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa as its candidate for the presidency of FIFA. "The executive committee decided that CAF will give full support to Sheikh Salman with his candidacy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CAF Declares Support for Shaikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa in FIFA ElectionsTHE POSITION OF CAF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AS CONCERNS FIFA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
CAF Declares Support for Shaikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa in FIFA Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
THE POSITION OF CAF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AS CONCERNS FIFA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS The CAF Executive Committee at its meeting on 5 February 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda, presided over by Suketu Patel, 1st Vice President of CAF and Almamy Kabele Camara, 2nd... Read more
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Super Sport
South Sudan breaks ranks to back Infantino South Sudan broke ranks on Saturday to support Gianni Infantino in the Fifa p
South Sudan breaks ranks to back Infantino
Super Sport / Posted 4 days ago
South Sudan broke ranks on Saturday to support Gianni Infantino in the Fifa presidential race despite the Confederation of African Football (CAF) voting 24 hours earlier to back Asian supremo Sheikh Salman... Read more
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Daily Mail
Syrian government threatens to send foreign troops home 'in coffins'Syrian Foreign Minister threatens to send foreign ground troops home in COFFINS
Syrian government threatens to send foreign troops home 'in coffins'
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Syrian Foreign Minister threatens to send foreign ground troops home in COFFINS and warns against ‘act of aggression’ as Bahrain joins Saudi Arabia in pledging to send troops into warzone as part of a coalition The Syrian government has warned... Read more
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Gulf News
Bahrain says ready to commit ground forces to SyriaBahraini ambassador to envoy says force would combat both Daesh and the “brutal
Bahrain says ready to commit ground forces to Syria
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
Bahraini ambassador to envoy says force would combat both Daesh and the “brutal Al Assad regime” Government forces chat near a tank three kilometres from the Shiite villages of Nabbul and Zahra in Syria's northern Aleppo province which have been... Read more
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Goal.com
Fifa latest: Caf backs Sheikh Salman for president - Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe Caf backs Sheikh Salman in Fifa
Fifa latest: Caf backs Sheikh Salman for president
Goal.com / Posted 4 days ago
- Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe Caf backs Sheikh Salman in Fifa race The 50-year-old says he is "humbled" following Caf's announcement that they will support his candidacy to become... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Sexwale unfazed by lack of support from CAF Sexwale was also under pressure to withdraw from the race but he’s stressed h
Sexwale unfazed by lack of support from CAF
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
Sexwale was also under pressure to withdraw from the race but he’s stressed his intention to forge ahead. Fifa presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale spoke at a media briefing in Sandton on 19 December... Read more
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Zawya
African confederation backs Sheik Salman for FIFA presidencyUPDATE 1-Soccer- (Adds details of meeting) By Clement Uwiringiyimana KIGALI,
African confederation backs Sheik Salman for FIFA presidency
Zawya / Posted 4 days ago
UPDATE 1-Soccer- (Adds details of meeting) By Clement Uwiringiyimana KIGALI, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Bahrain's Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa received a major boost in his bid to become... Read more
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iol.co.za
African confederation backs Salman for Fifa jobKigali - Bahrain's Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa gained a major boost in
African confederation backs Salman for Fifa job
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Kigali - Bahrain's Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa gained a major boost in his bid to become the next Fifa president when he received endorsement from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday. Salman and Swiss Gianni Infantino are... Read more
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Herald Sun
Bahrain ready to commit troops in Syria Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a US-led coaliti
Bahrain ready to commit troops in Syria
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a US-led coalition against the Islamic State group, the Gulf island state says. The announcement comes a day after its close ally Saudi Arabia... Read more
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Weekly Times
Bahrain ready to commit troops in Syria Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a US-led coaliti
Bahrain ready to commit troops in Syria
Weekly Times / Posted 4 days ago
Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a US-led coalition against the Islamic State group, the Gulf island state says. The announcement comes a day after its close ally Saudi Arabia... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bahrain ready to commit troops in Syria Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a US-led coaliti
Bahrain ready to commit troops in Syria
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a US-led coalition against the Islamic State group, the Gulf island state says. The announcement comes a day after its close ally Saudi Arabia... Read more
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News.com.au
Bahrain ready to commit troops in Syria Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a US-led coaliti
Bahrain ready to commit troops in Syria
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a US-led coalition against the Islamic State group, the Gulf island state says. The announcement comes a day after its close ally Saudi Arabia... Read more
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Perth Now
Bahrain ready to commit troops in Syria Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a US-led coaliti
Bahrain ready to commit troops in Syria
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a US-led coalition against the Islamic State group, the Gulf island state says. The announcement comes a day after its close ally Saudi Arabia... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Bahrain ready to commit troops in Syria Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a US-led coaliti
Bahrain ready to commit troops in Syria
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a US-led coalition against the Islamic State group, the Gulf island state says. The announcement comes a day after its close ally Saudi Arabia... Read more
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Super Sport
Sexwale still eyeing top Fifa job Tokyo Sexwale has revealed that he will still run for football’s top job desp
Sexwale still eyeing top Fifa job
Super Sport / Posted 5 days ago
Tokyo Sexwale has revealed that he will still run for football’s top job despite failing to get backing from Caf on Friday at an executive committee meeting in Kigali. Sexwale said that Caf asked him to withdraw... Read more
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King Fut
CAF unanimously backs Bahrain's Shaikh Salman in FIFA electionsThe CAF, which has the largest number of voting members (54), will be backing S
CAF unanimously backs Bahrain's Shaikh Salman in FIFA elections
King Fut / Posted 5 days ago
The CAF, which has the largest number of voting members (54), will be backing Shaik Salman Al Khalifa alongside the AFC, which has 46 voting members. The other FIFA presidential candidate, Gianni Infantino, currently has the backing of the European... Read more
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soccernews
CAF backs Sheikh Salman in FIFA raceThe Confederation of African Football (CAF) has publicly offered support to She
CAF backs Sheikh Salman in FIFA race
soccernews / Posted 5 days ago
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has publicly offered support to Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa in the FIFA presidential race, casting doubt over the campaign of Tokyo Sexwale. The governing body of football in Africa issued a... Read more
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Soccer Way
CAF backs Sheikh Salman in FIFA race CAF backs Sheikh Salman in FIFA race The Confederation of African Football (CA
CAF backs Sheikh Salman in FIFA race
Soccer Way / Posted 5 days ago
CAF backs Sheikh Salman in FIFA race The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has publicly offered support to Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa in the FIFA presidential race, casting doubt over the campaign of Tokyo Sexwale. The governing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
African confederation backs Sheik Salman for FIFA presidencyKIGALI: Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa received a major boost i
African confederation backs Sheik Salman for FIFA presidency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
KIGALI: Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa received a major boost in his bid to become the next FIFA president when he received an endorsement from the Confederation of African Football on Friday. The governing body of football in... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
CAF rejects Sexwale, backs Sheikh SalmanWorld News of Friday, 5 February 2016 Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al K
CAF rejects Sexwale, backs Sheikh Salman
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 5 days ago
World News of Friday, 5 February 2016 Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa - CAF's preferred candidate Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa received a major boost in his bid to become the next FIFA president when he received an... Read more
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DW
FIFA confirms five presidential candidates |A statement released on Tuesday said that the candidacies of Prince Ali bin al
FIFA confirms five presidential candidates |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
A statement released on Tuesday said that the candidacies of Prince Ali bin al Hussein, Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa, Gianni Infantino, Tokyo Sexwale and Jerome Champagne had all been given final approval. "The Ad-hoc Electoral Committee has... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Sexwale's Fifa dream dealt a hard blow Caf today announced it would be backing Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa
Sexwale's Fifa dream dealt a hard blow
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Caf today announced it would be backing Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain. Fifa presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale.Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. Tokyo Sexwale,Fifa president elections,Sexwale... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Africa 'unanimously' backs Sheikh Salman for FIFA presidencyKIGALI - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) said Friday it was backing
Africa 'unanimously' backs Sheikh Salman for FIFA presidency
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
KIGALI - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) said Friday it was backing Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa as its candidate for the presidency of FIFA. Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa is the president of the Asian Football... Read more
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