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BREAKING: South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe Elected New CAF President

BREAKING: South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe Elected New CAF President

South African Patrice Motsepe has emerged new president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Completesports.com reports.

He replaces Ahmad of Madagascar who is currently serving a reduced ban for financial misconduct.

Motsepe was elected the continent’s football boss at CAF’s General Assembly which took place in Rabat, Morocco today (Friday).

Also Read: 7 Things You Need To Know About New CAF President, Patrice Motsepe

The 59-years-old billionaire becomes the first Anglophone president in the 64-year history of CAF.

He will be assisted by Augustine Senghor of Senegal (1st Vice President), Ahmed Yahya of Libya (2nd Vice President) and Djibouti’s Souleiman Waberi (3rd Vice President).

Also part of Motsepe’s assistants are Fouzi Lekjaa of Morocco (4th Vice President) and NFF president Amaju Pinnick (5th Vice President).

By James Agberebi

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  • Issorite 3 years ago

    So, it means none of these new CAF leaders want to “live long” in power like Hunku Hayatou? Ṣee as Ahmad Ahmad quick ja pa from the post….chai
    Issorite… Africa will always be Africa lol

  • Africans will always be African they will never change

  • African and their mentality. Was not happy reading this

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