The emergence of South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe on Friday as the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has been seen as a welcome development for the game of football in Africa.
Currently, one of Africa’s richest men, Motsepe’s rise in prominence and wealth has not been lost on black people in a country where oppressive apartheid laws shut out the majority of the population from a good life, not to mention business opportunities, for many decades.
Just a few weeks ago, Motsepe, Ivorian Jacques Anouma, Mauritanian Ahmed Yahya and Senegalese Augustin Senghor were locked in an intriguing struggle for the presidency.
But the mantle of leadership has fallen on his feet and he’s expected to lead Africa football to success.
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However, Completesports Highlights seven things you need to know about him;
1. The genesis of Motsepe’s gradual rise to stardom began when he was born to Kgosi Augustine Motsepe,…
Source: Complete Sports