Update On SAFA Presidential Elections
SAFA declare presidential election will go ahead
News reaching Siya crew is that the South African Football Association has affirmed that the FA’s presidential elections scheduled for the 24th of this month will go ahead as scheduled.
SAFA’s upcoming presidential elections have been rocked by all sorts of scandals with the latest being the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) deciding that it will no longer conduct the elections.
Siya sources close to the FA have stated that the elections will proceed as scheduled despite the setbacks.
“On the 24th of March we will conduct the elections to elect the president for the next four-year tenure in accordance (with) our statutes,” revealed the Siya source.
“All these setbacks will not stop the inevitable fact that our Elective Congress will go ahead as planned,” added the source.
It was reported on KickOff that SAFA were set to take legal action against the IEC for withdrawing as the coordinators of the election process.
SAFA are expected to elect a new president with the FA having stated that current president Dr Danny Jordaan is an overwhelming favourite.