Mamelodi Sundowns owner Patrice Motsepe has unveiled his 10 point manifesto for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidency.
Motsepe delivered his powerful manifesto at the Sandton Convention Centre on Thursday afternoon with Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa, SAFA President Danny Jordaan amongst the dignitaries in attendance.
Prior to unveiling his plans for African football, should he be elected as the successor to Ahmad Ahmad, he debunked claims that he would relocate the CAF headquarters from Cairo to Johannesburg and revealed his dream to unite Africa through sport.
The official manifesto:
- Investing in developing and growing football in each African country through sponsorships, private sector and other partners
- Improving the efficiency and professionalism of CAF’s Competitions and its staff
- Implementing and adhering to governance and auditing global best practices
- Investing in African football infrastructure
- Investing in our youth and in the future of African football.
- Developing and growing women’s football
- Protecting the integrity and professionalising referees
- Establishing Video Assistant Referees (VAR).
- Statutory reforms
- Partnerships with FIFA and other Continental governing bodies