Patrice Motsepe ‘may even be FIFA president at some point’

Patrice Motsepe 'could even be FIFA president one day'

Former Mamelodi Sundowns boss Anastasia Tsichlas says the membership’s present president Patrice Motsepe may “simply turn into FIFA president in future as the entire world loves him”.


Earlier within the week SAFA president Danny Jordaan and Minister of Sport Nathi Mthethwa formally confirmed Motsepe’s candidacy for subsequent yr’s CAF presidency election.

Tsichlas confirmed that SAFA are totally behind the billionaire businessman, though he must step down as Sundowns chairperson ought to he emerge victorious, in keeping with SAFA’s guidelines.

“We help 100% the nomination of Patrice Motsepe, he’s an individual that has been in soccer for fairly a while now, he understands soccer usually,” Tsichlas instructed

“And in addition he’s an individual that’s robust. He’s a pacesetter himself, I imply he’s a legend. He’s a pacesetter, not solely in enterprise however he achieved rather a lot additionally with Sundowns usually talking. He has a really effectively revered persona. And 100% we help a South African with the calibre of Patrice Motsepe.

“I do know all around the world they need Patrice as a result of as I say his popularity may be very excessive. We should be proud that we’ve got a persona like Patrice Motsepe you recognize, and he’s a South African. So we’re a giant nation in soccer, and all of us assume that he’s probably the most succesful individual to take over and assist Africa’s soccer usually.”

The ‘Iron Girl’ predicted potential larger honours for Motsepe within the years forward when requested if she thought he may beat the incumbent CAF president Ahmad Ahmad in addition to the opposite candidates.

“I believe he’s standing an excellent probability to beat anyone. Even tomorrow you by no means know, he is usually a FIFA president. However you recognize, one step at a time. He’s received expertise, he’s succesful, he’s a high businessman … he’s received every little thing. So sure we imagine that he could make a distinction.” Protection Status

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