FIFA updates on Motsepe presidency bid

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Mamelodi Sundowns owner Patrice Motsepe has been cleared to stand for the presidency of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Motsepe, along with Mauritania FA president Ahmed Yahya's candidatures were deemed 'admissible' by CAF earlier this month subject to review, which FIFA has now cleared.

The Chairman of the Review Committee of the world football governing body Mukul Mudgal confirmed on Tuesday that Motsepe and Yahya will now compete for the CAF presidency and FIFA vice-presidency at the 43rd Elective General Assembly on March 12 in Rabat, Morocco.

Scroll through the gallery below to see the candidates for CAF presidency and FIFA vice-presidency

As things stand, Senegal FA president Augustin Emmanuel Senghor has been the only candidate to release a detailed plan for his vision for the future of CAF.

Former president Ahmed Ahmed, who also submitted candidature has been disqualified due to his five-year FIFA ban after being found guilty for corruption.

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