- Former Bafana Bafana left back David Nyathi has hit back at former SAFA CEO Dennis Mumble
- Nyathi praised the leadership of SAFA president Danny Jordaan and rubbished claims made by Mumble
- The 9 provincial chairpersons have also pledged their support for Jordaan in light of Mumble's allegations
Former Bafana Bafana left back David Nyathi has thrown his weight behind SAFA President Danny Jordaan.
Jordaan came under fire following the emergence of a controversial dossier shared by former CEO Dennis Mumble.
However, SAFA issued a statement, which rubbished the claims made by Mumble and this has been reiterated by Nyathi.
Soccer Laduma reported on the letter of support Nyathi sent, as he backed Jordaan.
Nyathi's letter stated: “Dear Mr President, I fully understand what’s going on and do sympathize with you. However, these people are on a mission and it seems that they won’t stop until they achieve their goal.
“Unfortunately, their goals are destabilising – they will set our football backwards and we will hardly recover."
Briefly.co.za also gathered that Nyathi, who is a member of the SAFA Technical Committee, admires the association's leadership and the direction it is taking.
SAFA's 9 Provincial Chairpersons have all blasted Mumble as well and alluded to a sinister plot aimed at fracturing the organisation.
The above tweet shared by SAFA includes statements made from the various chairpersons.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Jordaan has vowed to deal with Bafana Bafana star Bongani Zungu.
Zungu was dropped from coach Molefi Ntseki's squad to face Sao Tome and Principe and his reaction was deemed to be disrespectful.
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