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SAFA Statement On Jordaan Rape Allegations

SAFA Are Behind Danny Jordaan Despite Rape Allegations

By Soccer Laduma - Mar 29, 2018 04:16 PM

The South African Football Association have released a statement regarding the rape allegations against their President, Danny Jordaan.

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Last week, Jennifer Ferguson, a singer and former African National Congress Member of Parliament, opened a rape case at Parkview police station in Johannesburg, with police having since confirmed that it's been transferred to Port Elizabeth.

Ferguson has accused Jordaan of sexually assaulting her at a hotel in 1994, and SAFA have now explained that they are backing their President under the premise of ‘innocent until proven guilty’.

The statement read as follows:

We note that there has been, over a period of 6 months, a large scale of media attacks on our President; but on a more equitable and fair process the complainant, Ms Jennifer Ferguson has only now referred her complaint to a forum that can deal with the matter in terms of the laws of country and our constitution.

We further note the worrying tendency of a trial by the media outside of our established legal structures, created to deal with matters of this nature and the rights of Women in general who have been abused.

In this regard, we point out that every person, with no exception, is presumed innocent until proven guilty by the courts of law.

Our President is on record that he denies the allegations of the complainant, Ms Ferguson as announced by the media in October/November 2017, four (4) days before our Constitutional Congress.

He further denied all allegations as announced in the media on 20 March 2018, which is 4 days before our scheduled Elective Congress.

We note, very importantly the complainant’s recent version, which is significantly different from her 2017 October/November narrative.

In the circumstances, the SAFA NEC is of the firm belief that this matter should be heard in an appropriate legal forum where the matter can be aired on a fair and objective basis. 


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@azzaniawest Joined: 07 Nov 2017
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@azzaniawest Mar 31, 2018 11:29 AM
WE HAVE RAPISTS LEADING US AND HOW IS THE NATION GOING TO HEAL?
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Charisemmanuel@hotmail.co.za Joined: 26 Jul 2016
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Charisemmanuel@hotmail.co.za Mar 31, 2018 11:24 AM
to b honest here in S.A. we hv too many fellow brothers because of something like this. no evidence. no fair trial because of judgmental views ... wait until it happens to u n pray u hv enough money to clear urge name.
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Charisemmanuel@hotmail.co.za Joined: 26 Jul 2016
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Charisemmanuel@hotmail.co.za Mar 31, 2018 11:20 AM
especially with these types of cases its very difficult for ur imagine to remain the same to ur neighbours n the eyes of the world. inceba lendoda alihlekwa ... icala livula ingubo lingene...
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Charisemmanuel@hotmail.co.za Joined: 26 Jul 2016
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Charisemmanuel@hotmail.co.za Mar 31, 2018 11:15 AM
imagine a woman u shagged with a few years ago claiming this today. it's sad n heart breaking because this cn happen to u right now. just because u r doing ok in life.
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champMuziq Mar 30, 2018 07:13 PM
How can Lead SAFA
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champMuziq Mar 30, 2018 07:12 PM
JORDAAN. Ucant control yo p. I p I
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champMuziq Mar 30, 2018 07:11 PM
@@azzaniawest. Lol ha. Will this thing arrested
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champMuziq Mar 30, 2018 07:09 PM
These bloody Rapist
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Makaveli 99 Joined: 28 Jul 2017
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Makaveli 99 Mar 30, 2018 12:22 PM
Ace Nxobo iz behind this matter watch this space.
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@azzaniawest Mar 30, 2018 11:53 AM
@STIGA18 , DONT BOTHER ABOUT THE TIME FRAME, ZUMA"S WOES DATES BACK FROM 1990 AND IN TWO WEEKS TIME FORM NOW, HE WILL BE SAY ING GOOD MORNING HONOURABLE JUDGE
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@azzaniawest Mar 30, 2018 11:43 AM
WHERE IS THE ANCWL IN THIS SCENARIO?
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Michaeltshigama Mar 30, 2018 11:17 AM
Jordan n @wash&wear came from the same whatsapp group n they're bloody rapists
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Chicharito07 Mar 30, 2018 10:06 AM
Why is he still SAFA pres when its clear that he's under heavy investigations? No rule in our football that is against matters like this one? Is he gonna run again for another term?
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Ruud-Krol(mugabel) Mar 30, 2018 08:50 AM
Cowditor remove this post, I hate this rapist.
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the controvercial Joined: 12 Nov 2015
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the controvercial Mar 30, 2018 07:07 AM
This is a private matter. Was she not his side chick?You are innocent until proven guilty and let us wait for the courts to decide comrades.
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MzamaniEmbizana Mar 30, 2018 03:56 AM
come on now jennifer, i mean how loud did you cry on the day of the incidence? were you really scared to talk all these years? a person of your calibre should not allow herself to be used in political agedas like this. But if wadlwengulwa nyan im sorry sisi
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Knowledge Makena Mar 29, 2018 11:07 PM
All this happens 4 days before whatever you do there,what is SAFA trying to tell us,that somebody is using Ms Ferguson to get rid of Jordan... C'mon guys you can do better than this.
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chiefs is useless Mar 29, 2018 10:26 PM
The law speaks of presumption of innocent ,I will not put the man to the sword i think he deserves a fair trial without prejudice. I hope he gets to defend this allegation in the court of law but for now he is innocent until proven guilty
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Mtwesi Mar 29, 2018 10:13 PM
OK but imagine that madala raping, I don't think its truth but let's wait for a Court of laws to find facts then we will take it from there
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Kidos Joined: 28 Aug 2014
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Kidos Mar 29, 2018 08:01 PM
Editor which words are profanity, that I have commented about here. Or you one of those are protecting Jordan? You must stop this nonsense

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