- Patrice Motsepe is gunning for the title of CAF presidency and it definitely shows
- The South African billionaire today released his 10-point manifesto for CAF ahead of the election, which takes place next month
- Meanwhile, many South Africans are fully behind Mr Motsepe and have made this stance very clear online
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Patrice Motsepe is nearing the end of his race towards CAF presidency as the candidate for the role will be selected early next month. In his last bid to secure the title, on Thursday this week when he presented his manifesto for CAF.
Growing women's football, investing in youth and African football, and investing in and growing football in African countries are only a few of the list of things Motsepe promised to deliver on should he be elected president of CAF.
Meanwhile, many locals seem to be fully behind the mining mogul and have even gone as far as to call his manifesto a powerful one indeed. A lot of them also headed online to share their thoughts on the manifesto.EFF pens legal letter to Ramaphosa for political gathering resumption
Read some of their comments below:
"With the support & coordination of COSAFA President Philip Chiyangwa, the CAF Presidency candidature of Patrice Motsepe will be successful. Philip Chiyangwa’s efforts defeated Issa Hayatou who had made it impossible for other candidates to contest for CAF President. Best Wishes!"
"Patrice Motsepe will be the President of CAF next month and will usher in a new era in African football."
"I wish Patrice Motsepe well in his campaign for the President of CAF. It will benefit the ethics and good governance in African football.This will attract private capital in football and ultimately it will improve the standard of football in Africa."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that South African mining mogul and billionaire Patrice Motsepe means business as he is trying to secure himself the president of CAF title. Motsepe is headed to Qatar after arriving home from a week-long stay in Cameroon.ANC Woman's League confirms tea party with Jacob Zuma in Nkandla
As part of his campaign to strengthen his chances while he runs for the CAF presidency, Motsepe has visited almost all 54-member associations, although he was not the only contender who made this decision as those he is up against were on the same track, also showing up in Cameroon last week.
Motsepe is up against Ahmed Yahya (Mauritania), Augustine Senghor (Senegal), and Jacques Anouma for the president title and he seems to be taking his competition very seriously indeed by the looks of things.
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