European FIFA presidential candidate Infantino confident of getting majority of African support

23 February 2016 - 14:47 By REUTERS

FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino is confident of taking more than half the votes from Africa in Friday's election despite the continent's governing body endorsing his major rival Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain.Infantino made a flying visit to South Africa on Monday to visit Robben Island at the invitation of rival Tokyo Sexwale, who spent 13 years incarcerated on the island as an anti-Apartheid prisoner.

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