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South African businessman Sexwale confirms will stand for FIFA presidency

Reuters , Tuesday 27 Oct 2015
Tokyo Sexwale
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South African businessman and former political prisoner Tokyo Sexwale confirmed on Tuesday that he will stand for the presidency of soccer's world governing body FIFA.

Sexwale told a media conference that he had started his campaign to replace the outgoing Sepp Blatter in the Feb. 26 election. Sexwale has been involved with FIFA's Anti-Discrimination Task Force and in talks between the Palestinian and Israeli federations.

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