PHOTO: FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo handing a Uganda Cranes Jersey to visiting CAF President Dr. Patrice Motsepe
NEWS EDITOR MEDIA
MULTI-BILLIONAIRE Dr. Patrick Motsepe, Confederation of African Football (CAF) President visits Uganda. He is set to meet Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Anita Annet Among today morning. The two Principals will address Parliament media in Speaker’s Boardroom at 8:00am. There after, according to FUFA’s Communications Director Ahmed Hussein Marsha, CAF president and President Museveni will meet at State House.
At the Airport yesterday evening, Dr. Motsepe was received by the FUFA President Hon. Eng. Moses Magogo together with officials from the Federation of Uganda Football Association. Details about his visitation will be given in our next article.
For starters, Mr. Patrice Motsepe, is a South African billionaire who months ago was announced as the new president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
The reigning CAF President Motsepe succeeded Malagasy Ahmad Ahmad, who is serving a two-year FIFA ban over “governance issues”.
Dr. Motsepe, a 59-year old businessman is the owner and President of the Mamelodi Sundowns club since 2003. He is the brother-in-law of President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa.
The South African is the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals and is non-executive chairman of Harmony Gold, one of the world’s largest gold mining companies.
Motsepe has an estimated fortune of $2.1 billion and is the first black African on the Forbes rich list.
He is the first South African to lead CAF, following in the footsteps of two Egyptians, a Sudanese, an Ethiopian, a Cameroonian and a Malagasy.
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