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FIFA, Brazil try to highlight healthy partnership

Updated: November 27, 2012, 11:25 AM ET
Associated Press

SAO PAULO -- FIFA and Brazil World Cup organizers are trying to show unity in preparing the country to host the event in 2014.

FIFA is wrapping up an inspection tour of the host cities and will oversee the draw on Saturday for next year's Confederations Cup. There's also a board meeting of the local committee on Wednesday.

The activities come at a tumultuous time. Brazil is without a coach amid internal disputes at the federation. A local member of FIFA's executive committee was targeted ...

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