Jordaan confirms candidacy for Fifa executive committee

2010-11-05 14:38

South Africa’s World Cup organiser Danny Jordaan has put himself forward for a seat on Fifa’s executive committee.

Jordaan confirmed today he will stand in an election for a place on football’s highest body at the African Football Confederation conference in Sudan in February.

Jordaan points out that key organisers from recent World Cups have been voted onto Fifa’s executive committee, but says he is not overconfident despite the success of Africa’s first tournament.

He says: “Elections are a strange thing ... we shall see.”

Two of the four African places on the executive committee, including the one held by suspended Nigerian official Amos Adamu, come up for re-election next year.?

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