Tokyo for FIFA BOSS |
ANC stalwart member Tokyo Sexwale has confirmed that he will take in the running of the presidency of FIFA. He will be a candidate for the next election of the vacant FIFA post after Sepp Blatter was suspended by the FIFA board and won’t contest in the next election taking place on 26 February next year. The South African Football Association (SAFA)’s National Executive Committee (NEC) on Saturday, 24 October 2015 unanimously endorsed businessman Tokyo Sexwale as their candidate for the FIFA presidency.
He will be running for the post against the likes of Frank Beckenbauer of France and former Barcelona and Real Madrid star Luis Figo of Portugal who also expressed his desire to head the FIFA board.