Posted: Friday October 12, 2012 4:01 PM

CONCACAF chief Webb recovers, attends Wembley game

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WEMBLEY, England (AP) -CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb has recovered from illness and attended England's World Cup qualifier against San Marino in London.

The 48-year-old Webb was forced to cancel a speech Wednesday at the Leaders in Football Conference at Stamford Bridge, two days after feeling sick on the flight to London and going to hospital.

In a statement Friday, CONCACAF said that "after thorough evaluation regarding his shortness of breath, specialists concluded President Webb is in good condition.''

The English FA invited Webb to extend his stay in London to attend the match at Wembley Stadium.

Webb succeeded Jack Warner in May as president of soccer's governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean. Warner quit in 2011 in the middle of a corruption investigation.

 
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