CAF contest will not be a shoo-in. Patrice Motsepe has his work cut out for him

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Mining mogul Patrice Motsepe, who owns Mamelodi Sundowns, is in the running for the CAF presidency.  Picture: Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images
Mining mogul Patrice Motsepe, who owns Mamelodi Sundowns, is in the running for the CAF presidency. Picture: Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images

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The registration deadline for candidates keen to contest for the CAF executive committee elections closed this week with five individuals throwing their hats in the ring for African football’s top job. In all, the CAF president and 20 executive members will be elected in Morocco on March 12.

Through various contacts in African football, City Press noted some interesting dynamics, including the politics that go hand in hand with a CAF election contest, especially the hotly contested presidency.

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