FIFA presidential contender South Africa's Tokyo Sexwale waves as he leaves the stage after he withdrew from election at the FIFA electoral congress on Feb. 26, 2016 in Zurich. / AFP / FABRICE COFFRINI
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South African tycoon Tokyo Sexwale Friday withdrew from the FIFA presidential campaign just minutes before the first round of voting.Sexwale, a former prisoner in an anti-apartheid jail with Nelson Mandela, had conducted a low-key campaign and was always considered an outsider in the five-man contest.Sexwale said he was prepared to work with any of the four remaining candidates and wanted a president who can get FIFA "out of the morass" it is in because of corruption scandals.
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