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African officials back Blatter

May 24, 2011
By Firdose Moonda
Sepp Blatter has the support of the African continent as he bids for another term as FIFA president.

Blatter met with 40 African football administrators in Johannesburg at the weekend to discuss the legacy of last year's World Cup.

Although Blatter was adamant that he was not in the continent to campaign against his challenger, Asian football chief Mohammed Bin Hammam, African football heads had no hesitation announcing their allegiance to him.

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