- Nigeria's Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick recently predicted a big win for Patrice Motsepe as CAF president
- According to Pinnick, Motsepe is likely to get 35 to 40 of the 54 votes to win the CAF presidential elections
- Pinnick has been supporting Motsepe since Motsepe started his campaign and is hopeful he will win
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Patrice Motsepe seems to have various sources of support regarding his bid to become CAF president and Nigerian Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, is one of those who has his back.
Speaking at Mostsepe's CAF manifesto, which was held on Thursday afternoon this week at the Sandton Convention Centre, Pinnick said that he expects Motsepe to secure 30 to 40 of the 54 votes needed to secure CAF presidency - and this is something he is truly excited about.
“I travel every day campaigning for my president [Motsepe]‚ and they say‚ ‘But you are not campaigning for yourself’. I say‚ ‘Let him get in there’.Patrice Motsepe reveals CAF manifesto ahead of elections next month
“So I can assure you‚ between 35‚ 38 and 40 [votes]," reports a Sowetan Live article.
Briefly.co.za previously reported that 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 he presented his manifesto for CAF.
Growing women's football, investing in youth and African football and 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.
As part of his campaign to strengthen his chances while he runs for the CAF presidency, Motsepe has visited almost all 54 member associations. However, 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.So grateful: SA top student celebrates getting university scholarship
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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