Official: SAFA president confirmed


Danny Jordaan has retained his seat as president of the South African Football Association.

The Elective Congress took place at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday, with Jordaan winning the election by getting majority of the votes.

SAFA have confirmed that Jordaan got 186 votes, with Ria Ledwaba coming in second with 27 votes while Solly Mohlabeng finished with eight votes.

"Dr Danny Jordaan retained his seat as South African Football Association (SAFA) President when he won by overwhelming majority at the Elective Congress on Saturday," SAFA tweeted.

"Dr Jordaan polled 186 votes, Ria Ledwaba 27 votes and Solly Mohlabeng 8 votes."

Jordaan will now be president of the football governing body for a third term.