SA's soccer wars - the story behind those battles

Intrigue, posturing, betrayals, the seeking of personal glory, friendships and promises made and broken behind the scenes: This is the beautiful game in SA

24 May 2020 - 00:05 By BARENG-BATHO KORTJAAS

It is almost a decade since Danny Jordaan's moment of glory. The CEO of the 2010 organising committee was the face of SA's push to become the first and only African country to stage the greatest single-sport global spectacle, the World Cup. He managed the project with aplomb.

Then the desire to head the SA Football Association (Safa) drove an ambition that led to his presidency in 2013...

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