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4 nominated to be Asian football president

March 4, 2013
By Associated Press
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Thailand's Worawi Makudi will run against West Asian nominees Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain, Yousef Al Serkal of the United Arab Emirates and Hafez Al Medlej of Saudi Arabia for the vacant position as president of the Asian Football Confederation.

China's Zhang Jilong, who has been acting president since Qatar's Mohamed bin Hammam was suspended by football's world governing body in May 2011, told China's official news agency over the weekend ...

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