Register Login Scores

Mamelodi Sundowns

Motsepe Receives Major Boost From FIFA

Reports in Kenya suggest that Patrice Motsepe has taken a step closer in his efforts to become CAF President with some help of FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

Read: R16M Shalulile Justifying His Downs Price Tag

The Mamelodi Sundowns owner is in the running for the highest seat on the continent against the likes of Ivory Coast’s Jacques Anouma‚ Senegal’s Augustin Senghor and Mauritania’s Ahmed Yahya.

Now, according to Kenyan journalist Francis Gaitho of Kenya Football, Motsepe’s bid was boosted after FIFA President Infantino brokered an agreement which will see Senghor and Yahya step down their respective bids in support of Patrice Motsepe, with both candidates being offered vice president roles.

According to Gaitho, Souleymane Waberi of Djibouti will take up the third vice president spot. A confidential memorandum of understanding is set to be signed in Rabat, Morocco on Tuesday.

All indications are that Motsepe is now the front runner for the elections, which are set to take place on March 12.

Despite attempts by the crew to contact FIFA on the matter, there was no response at the time of publish.

Motsepe, who recently rolled out his 10-point manifesto, revealed that his eldest son Thlopie will be his successor at Mamelodi Sundowns if he is to succeed in his bid to occupy the CAF hot seat.

READ: Can Sundowns Trio Emulate 'CBD'?

Scroll through the gallery  to see who attended the manifesto launch...

Job Waiting for Yeye At PSL Club?

Manqoba Provides Update On Onyango Scare

Benni Makes Tough Call On Club Skipper


Top 5

10 Richest African Footballers In The World, Past & Present

34 Mar 11, 2021 07:19 PM in African Football

Chiefs Keeper Leaving?

30 Apr 14, 2021 08:44 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Mourinho Linked With Shock Job

9 Apr 21, 2021 01:25 PM in World News

8 Pirates Players At Risk Of Missing Crucial Downs Clash

27 Apr 13, 2021 04:01 PM in Orlando Pirates

Mourinho Linked With Shock Job

9 Apr 21, 2021 01:25 PM in World News

Pirates’ Important Update On Lorch

24 Apr 20, 2021 04:05 PM in Orlando Pirates

Fergie To Return To Football?

1 Apr 21, 2021 05:23 PM in English Premier League

Grobler Added To Chiefs List, But…

76 Apr 19, 2021 11:00 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Breaking: Liverpool Owner Releases Statement, Apologises To Klopp!

10 Apr 21, 2021 09:11 AM in European Super League

20 Chiefs Players Who Moved Overseas

5 Apr 14, 2021 08:02 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

18 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Benni’s Usuthu Compensation

17 Apr 14, 2021 12:51 PM in Bafana

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

'Its A Privilege' - Mabaso Honours Late Ex-Pirates Star

1 Apr 13, 2021 01:01 PM in Orlando Pirates