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China FA boss resigns amid 'contract row'

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The head of China's football ruling body quit Thursday, state media said, plunging the sport into new controversy with reports his exit was linked to a row over the contract of the national team's Spanish coach. 

Wei Di, general secretary of the Chinese Football Association (CFA), visits Metz on September 10, 2010. The head of China's football ruling body quit Thursday, state media said, plunging the sport into new controversy with reports his exit was linked to a row over the contract of the national team's Spanish coach.

Wei Di stepped down as chief of the Chinese Football Association after a three-year tenure which saw the sport's shameful past of match-fixing and bribery finally confronted, but poor results from the national side.

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