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Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA vote

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) At least 26 African countries will defy their continental confederation and not vote for Sheikh Salman of Bahrain in the FIFA presidential election, the outspoken head of the Liberia soccer federation said Monday.

Musa Bility, who himself failed an integrity check to stand in the Feb. 26 election, said he had spoken to representatives of nearly half of Confederation of African Football members.

"Let me tell you" they won't back Salman, Bility told The Associated Press.

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