Patrice Motsepe's quest for the most elevated football organization post on the landmass made extraordinary steps at the end of the week, and the Mamelodi Sundowns supervisor is required to venture up the test once more in the not so distant future.
It's been affirmed by SAFA, the league that put Motsepe's name forward as a possibility for the following CAF administration, that he will disclose his pronouncement on Thursday.
Motsepe, 59, has likewise gotten the sponsorship on COSFA, whose president Phillip Chiyangwa promised "unequivocal" uphold for the mining tycoon in his mission to succeed Ahmad at the highest point of Africa's football natural pecking order.
"Dr Motsepe is our competitor, and we embrace him completely. We accept he has the correct blend of business keenness and associations in the corporate world to lead CAF through what will be a troublesome period in the coming years," Chiyangwa said in an articulation.
He, alongside Motsepe and SAFA president Danny Jordaan, met with Gianni Infantino, the FIFA chief, on Sunday in Johannesburg.
Infantino was welcome to the COSAFA general gathering and there is no uncertainty he would have imparted his experience to Motsepe having been effectively chosen FIFA president in 2016 and won the decisions in favor of a second term three years after the fact.
"We are at a critical stage for African football, that is very clear, and what is required is solid and unequivocal authority. That is the manner by which we will become the game and give the future we as a whole need to see for African football," added Chiyangwa.
Motsepe is set to divulge his proclamation and plans should he be chosen, however he faces hardened rivalry for the post.
Ahmad is ineligible to run for re-appointment as a result of a debasement outrage, while Augustin Senghor (Senegal), Jacques Anouma (Ivory Coast) and Ahmed Yahya (Mauritania) are all in the running for the March 12 political race.
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