for subscribers

It’s been a baptism of fire for Safa’s new CEO

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!

Acting chief executive of the South African Football Association, Advocate Tebogo Motlanthe, has had his hands full since he took over the demanding job.

Some of his first tasks include making several outstanding payments, helping the association sign historic agreements with key football federations and reworking a new football calendar for clubs from professional and amateur ranks to international football.

Since coming into office at the beginning of this month, Motlanthe has managed to pay all of Safa’s 52 regions and the ABC Motsepe clubs’ outstanding payments for the past seasons.

There’s more to this story
Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today.
Already a subscriber? Sign in


All your favourite publications in one place.
Read now
Voting Booth
President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has set the target of ensuring that at least 40% of goods and services procured by public entities are sourced from women-owned businesses.
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
That’s a good step
5% - 10 votes
Equality means 50%
7% - 13 votes
Majority will be comrades
69% - 126 votes
Don't think it'll happen
15% - 27 votes
Start with black-owned
4% - 7 votes