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CONCACAF secretary general Enrique Sanz has leukemia

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CONCACAF secretary general Enrique Sanz, right, is being treated for leukemia.

MIAMI (AP) - Enrique Sanz, the No. 2 official of soccer's governing body for North and Central American and Caribbean soccer, will be treated for leukemia.

CONCACAF made the announcement Thursday.

The 39-year-old Sanz, who was born in Colombia, started work at CONCACAF as secretary general under new president Jeffrey Webb in July 2012. He replaced American Chuck Blazer, who held the role from 1990 until 2011.

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