Sexwale asked to ‘explain’
Safa’s top brass have raised concerns about Tokyo Sexwale’s seemingly poor Fifa leadership campaign and have requested to meet with the presidential candidate tomorrow.
City Press learnt some national executive committee (NEC) members were not happy with how the former politician has gone about his business and feel he should withdraw from the race to save face. They feel he has no chance of winning.
At yesterday’s NEC meeting held at Safa House in Crown Mines, it was resolved that Sexwale should come and explain himself to the emergency committee, which included the president and chief executive.
Sexwale will be asked to shed more light on his campaign, including what he has done to date and what his future plans are.
Safa chief executive Dennis Mumble said the leadership wanted to engage Sexwale for an update. “I am still going to check if he is available to meet us on Monday [tomorrow] because there are a few things we need to discuss with him, and get the status report on his campaign. We have almost a month to go before the elections and we need to know where we stand. We are there to support him and we need to know what he thinks needs to be done going forward,” said Mumble.
He said yesterday’s meeting had taken place to review the association’s midterm financial report.
“We decided we should have a midyear review to take stock of where we are and what we need to do in the coming six months. With the changes in the current economic environment this is important, as we have to see how we have
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