The South African Football Association (SAFA) NEC has unanimously endorsed the appointment of Advocate Tebogo Motlanthe as the new CEO of the organisation after occupying the office for months on acting basis.
Motlanthe was appointed in May 2020 as an acting CEO of the Association before handed the job on a permanent basis on Friday 22nd January 2021 as announced by SAFA.
BREAKING: The South African Football Association has appointed Advocate Tebogo Monthlante as CEO of the Association on a permanent basis. pic.twitter.com/Fdge9LaAxx
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Advocate Motlanthe formed part of the SAFA legal team that successfully defended the Association against the Fli-Afrika complaint in which the travel agency was claiming millions of Rand from the FA. The lawsuit was dismissed by both the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court with costs.