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6 Central-European federations support Infantino's FIFA bid

VIENNA (AP) Six Central European federations have confirmed their support for Gianni Infantino's bid to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.

Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Poland, and Slovakia say they will vote for the UEFA secretary general in the Feb. 26 elections, according to Austria federation president Leo Windtner.

Following an annual meeting of the six federations, Windtner says "our candidate is Gianni Infantino. That's obvious."