Danny Jordaan denies bribe allegations

Safa President Danny Jordaan
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South African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan has denied allegations leveled against him by former Chief Executive of the football association, Leslie Sedibe.

Sedibe laid criminal charges at the Mondeor Police Station in December 2018, claiming Jordaan covered up a $10  million US bribe paid to secure the rights to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

Jordaan has asked the executive committee of Safa to take action against Sedibe.

The 67-year-old Jordaan, who was the Chief Executive Officer of the 2010 Local Organising Committee, says not a single cent was misused by the committee.

“Here are the documents … the financial control of the organising committee! Ernst and Young – not a single penny was paid out of the organising committee that is on record. It’s on record and therefore, I did not pay a single penny. It’s on record and if you don’t know, it comes and looks at the documents, but FIFA themselves said we transferred the money from Zurich. I’ve never lived in Zurich. I live here.”