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Bahrain chief responds to allegations

April 19, 2013
By ESPN staff
A candidate for president of the Asian Football Confederation has denied claims that he colluded in a crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Bahrain.

Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the head of the Bahrain Football Association, dismissed links to the arrest and alleged maltreatment of players and officials earlier this week during the crackdown in 2011.

An Inside World Football report said officials from his office had identified players and officials from video of pro-democracy ...

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