Confederation of African Football (CAF) presiden­tial aspirant, South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe has unveiled his plan for the football body if elected as president.

Confederation of African Football (CAF) presiden­tial aspirant, South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe has unveiled his plan for the football body if elected as president.

Motsepe delivered his manifesto at the Sandton Con­vention Centre on Thursday afternoon with Sports Min­ister Nathi Mthethwa, South Africa Football Association (SAFA) President, Danny Jordaan, amongst the digni­taries in attendance.

The Mamelodi Sundown owner is among the candi­dates eyeing the position of CAF presidency with sole aim of winning the seat.


Part of his manifestos is in­vesting in developing and grow­ing football in each African country through sponsorships, private sector and other part­ners; improving the efficiency and professionalism of CAF’s Competitions and its staff; im­plementing and adhering to governance and auditing global best practices and investing in African football infrastructure.

He also promised to invest in our youth and in the future of African football; develop­ing and growing women’s football; and protecting the integrity and professionalis­ing referees.

Motsepe promised to estab­lish Video Assistant Referees (VAR) and ensure statutory reforms in the continent as well as partnering with FIFA and other Continental govern­ing bodies.

Meanwhile, barring any unforeseen circumstances, the election is scheduled for March 12, 2021.

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