African football president seeks eighth term

Issa Hayatou has been the president of African football for almost 30 years. As the former Cameroonian former athlete looks to win another four-year term at Thursday's election, he faces a contender who could challenge him for the top job.

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    Issa Hayatou has been the president of African football for almost 30 years.

    As the former Cameroonian former athlete looks to win another four-year term at Thursday's election, he faces a contender who could challenge him for the top job.

    Al Jazeera's Andy Richardson reports from the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.


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