BREAKING NEWS: Motlanthe officially appointed SAFA CEO

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The South African Football Association (Safa) has officially appointed Advocate Tebogo Motlanthe as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on a permanent basis.

Motlanthe has been acting as CEO since May 2020 after taking over from his acting predecessor, Gay Mokoena.

His appointment was confirmed by Safa President, Dr Danny Jordaan during a media briefing held at Safa House on Friday. The 39-year-old will oversee Safa’s affairs for the next five years.

Motlanthe has been SAFA’s legal officer since 2011. He beat off competition from Happy Ntshingila and Lydia Monyepao, who were also vying for the CEO position.

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By Ofhani Munyai

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