Safa NEC ditches vice-presidents for standing up to Danny Jordaan

Safa NEC ditches vice-presidents for standing up to Danny Jordaan

- The South African Football Association has allegedly removed Gay Mokoena and Ria Ledwaba as vice-presidents

- This is after a scathing report which criticised Danny Jordaan was released by Mokoena

- Ledwaba says she was removed after the contacted Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa

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The South African Football Association has allegedly removed Gay Mokoena and Ria Ledwaba as vice-presidents for standing up to Danny Jordaan.

Willie Mooka, allegedly could not tolerate what was happening and walked out of the meeting. The meeting was held after 2 reported were released, one by Mokoena and another by former chief executive officer Dennis Mumble.

Briefly.co.za learned that the reports were highly critical of Jordaan and accused him of running the association like his own private empire.

Mumble's report claimed: “Safa is reversing all the democratic gains it has made over the past two decades”.

The meeting was held on Saturday and Jordann refused to recuse himself due to the nature of the reports which claimed that Jordaan had flouted the association's constitution when appointed staff and issues of governance according to City Press.

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Ledwaba says that she was removed because she had taken it upon herself to personally address the situation by writing to Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

“I can’t say much at this point, but I’m going to challenge it,” said Ledwaba.

In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that the South African Football Association (SAFA) was questioned on the possibility of the ABC Motsepe League being scrapped, but have refused to be drawn into the matter.

Acting CEO Tebogo Motlanthe indicated that the governing body is determined for the promotion playoffs to be completed.

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) is set for an imminent return, with clubs given the green light to return to training soon.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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