Patrice Motsepe

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Patrice Motsepe said : “For the CAN 2025, the decision was made not to continue with Guinea because the infrastructure, despite the great effort made by the authorities, are not at the level for the competition to take place. It was decided to reopen the call for bids for the CAN 2025” External link

northafricapost Monday, October 3, 2022 5:04:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe affirmé : «J'encourage l'Algérie à présenter sa candidature pour abriter la CAN 2025, je veux leur donner l'opportunité d'organiser ce tournoi, cela fait très longtemps que l'Algérie n'a pas abrité la CAN (depuis 1990, ndlr). Il existe des infrastructures de classe mondiale» External link

lequotidien-oran Monday, October 3, 2022 8:26:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe estime : «J’encourage mon ami Zefizef à déposer la demande de l’Algérie. C’est un pays qui a une histoire légendaire en football et l’Afrique est fière de l’Algérie et ce qu’elle a fait» External link

lesoirdalgerie Sunday, October 2, 2022 1:38:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The 2025 Nations Cup allocated to Guinea will not take place there because we’re not yet ready in Guinea,” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, October 2, 2022 4:25:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “I visited Guinea out of respect to the people of Guinea to discuss CAF’s willingness to advise and work together with the football stakeholders to construct and build football infrastructure and facilities in this country, in the light of the decision by CAF not to proceed with the AFCON 2025 in Guinea,” External link

wsau Saturday, October 1, 2022 10:52:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : "Tomorrow CAF is going to be asked to receive new bids, because where we are now, the infrastructure and the facilities are not appropriate or ready," External link

news24 Saturday, October 1, 2022 10:30:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré ( about Championnat d Afrique ) : "Je me suis rendu en Guinée aujourd'hui par respect pour le peuple guinéen. Je souhaitais discuter de la volonté de la CAF de conseiller et de travailler avec les parties prenantes du football pour construire et bâtir des infrastructures et des installations sportives dans ce pays. La Guinée pourra se porter candidate avec d'autres nations concurrentes à l'organisation du Championnat d'Afrique des Nations (" External link

lesoirdalgerie Saturday, October 1, 2022 7:37:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe dit : "La CAN-2025, qui avait été attribuée à la Guinée, nous ne sommes pas prêts (à l'accueillir) pour le moment en Guinée, et il nous faut rouvrir ce processus" External link

france24 Saturday, October 1, 2022 2:05:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : "Tomorrow CAF is going to be asked to receive new bids, because where we are now, the infrastructure and the facilities are not appropriate or ready," External link

afp-en Saturday, October 1, 2022 12:54:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe recalled : “He was very polite, but he said to me, ‘What makes you think you are going to make money where Anglo has not?’” External link

businessday Tuesday, September 20, 2022 6:02:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We believe we can change the face of African football,” External link

thegrio Sunday, August 14, 2022 11:19:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The CAF Executive Committee (EXCO) took a decision to launch the CAF Africa Super League in August 2022. This League will officially kick off in August 2023,” External link

zimeye Friday, August 12, 2022 7:07:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe told : “We discussed at the executive committee meeting that in recognition of the huge contributions, commitment and the track record that you’ve built in terms of improving African football, all 54 member nations have taken a resolution to vote for you for re-election,” External link

leadership Friday, August 12, 2022 12:32:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe told : “Part of the overall strategy is using the Africa Super League to significantly and fundamentally improve the quality of football on the continent,” External link

thisdayonline Friday, August 12, 2022 4:10:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe explained : “My objective is to get money for football infrastructure, for players, club owners, stakeholders. We are talking about anything between $250million to $300million every year,” “If you look at the numbers, we are talking about $2.5million for each of the 24 clubs to use, to help with transport and accommodation but also to buy players” External link

thisdayonline Friday, August 12, 2022 4:10:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe told : “Part of the overall strategy is using the Africa Super League to significantly and fundamentally improve the quality of football on the continent,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 12, 2022 2:27:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe explained : “My objective is to get money for football infrastructure, for players, club owners, stakeholders. We are talking about anything between $250m to $300m every year,” “If you look at the numbers, we are talking about $2.5m for each of the 24 clubs to use, to help with transport and accommodation but also to buy players” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 12, 2022 2:27:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe commenté : "L’un des principaux problèmes en Afrique est le financement. Notre objectif est que le football de club africain soit de classe mondiale et rivalise avec les meilleurs du monde. Les bénéfices générés par la super Ligue serviront à rendre le football africain plus attractif, à faire en sorte que les joueurs restent en Afrique et à améliorer la qualité des infrastructures des clubs du continent. Chacun des 24 clubs qui participeront au tournoi initial recevra une contribution annuelle de trois millions et demi de dollars pour acheter des joueurs et payer les transports" External link

abidjan Thursday, August 11, 2022 8:49:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe told : “We discussed at the executive committee meeting that in recognition of the huge contributions, commitment and the track record that you’ve built in terms of improving African football, all 54 member nations have taken a resolution to vote for you for re-election,” External link

pakobserver Thursday, August 11, 2022 9:42:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The African Super League is a very important initiative. One of the major problems in Africa is finance,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, August 10, 2022 8:12:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “Each of the 24 clubs that will take part in the initial tournament will receive an annual contribution of three-and-half million dollars to buy players, pay for transport and player transfers,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, August 10, 2022 8:12:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The African Super League is a very important initiative. One of the major problems in Africa is finance,” External link

news18 Wednesday, August 10, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The African Super League represents the very best on the continent and we have seen a big appetite from investors to be involved in this project,” External link

businessday Wednesday, August 10, 2022 6:44:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "The African Super League is a very important initiative. One of the major problems in Africa is finance," External link

afp-en Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:51:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "Each of the 24 clubs that will take part in the initial tournament will receive an annual contribution of three-and-half million dollars to buy players, pay for transport and player transfers," External link

afp-en Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:51:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "The African Super League is a very important initiative. One of the major problems in Africa is finance," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:31:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : "The African Super League is one of the most exciting developments in the history of African football and the objective in terms of what we are trying to achieve is very clear: to make sure African club football is world class and competes with the best in the world," "Our intention is to use the $100 million as prize money and to do that every year in the African Super League, so that the club which wins gets $11.5 million," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:31:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We believe we can change the face of African football,” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:12:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “There are things we agree upon and things we don’t,” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:12:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The African Super League represents the very best on the continent and we have seen a big appetite from investors to be involved in this project,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:01:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "The African Super League is a very important initiative. One of the major problems in Africa is finance," External link

afp-en Wednesday, August 10, 2022 4:23:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : "The African Super League is one of the most exciting developments in the history of African football and the objective in terms of what we are trying to achieve is very clear: to make sure African club football is world class and competes with the best in the world," "Our intention is to use the $100 million as prize money and to do that every year in the African Super League, so that the club which wins gets $11.5 million," External link

afp-en Wednesday, August 10, 2022 4:23:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Gianni Infantino ) : “We discussed at the executive committee meeting that in recognition of the huge contributions, commitment and the track record that you’ve built in terms of improving African football, all 54 member nations have taken a resolution to vote for you (Gianni Infantino) for re-election,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, August 10, 2022 3:47:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We can only be proud of the excellent CAN organized by the Kingdom of Morocco. This perfect and excellent organization of the women’s CAN shows, if need be, that in Morocco, and in Africa, we have the best soccer infrastructure in the world,” External link

northafricapost Tuesday, July 19, 2022 3:40:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : “Nous ne pouvons qu’être fiers de l’excellente CAN organisée par le Royaume du Maroc. Cette organisation parfaite et excellente de la CAN féminine démontre, si besoin est, qu’au Maroc, et en Afrique, nous disposons des meilleures infrastructures footballistiques au monde” External link

lematin Monday, July 18, 2022 2:57:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “We have received so many proposals from many countries wanting to host the AFCON 2027. I would be so proud to accept a formal bid from my brother Magogo and the head of state to have AFCON here,” External link

independent-UG Friday, July 15, 2022 9:03:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Uganda Cranes ) : “Let me thank the President of FUFA for the excellent work he is doing, some of the initiatives that Uganda’s football has been doing, I have seen some of them on the field of play, ” External link

independent-UG Friday, July 15, 2022 9:03:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : «La CAN se tiendra en janvier et février 2024» External link

aujourdhui Tuesday, July 5, 2022 2:48:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe assuré ( about Alassane Ouattara ) : «Je suis très fier des infrastructures de classe mondiale, du soutien du président Alassane Ouattara, du Premier ministre, du gouvernement et de tous les gens du football en Côte d’Ivoire. Cette compétition sera très spéciale» External link

aujourdhui Tuesday, July 5, 2022 2:48:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We will be engaging with stakeholders over the next few weeks to discuss the mechanics of the tournament and will release further details shortly. A significant amount of the money from the CAF Super League will be invested back into African football and part of the process involves giving $1 million every year to every one of CAF’s 54 Member Associations, as a contribution to football and youth development. We also want to look to increase the prize money for the men’s and women’s CAF Champions Leagues,” External link

times-co-sz Tuesday, July 5, 2022 9:54:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The decision has now been taken to implement the CAF Super League. It will start in August 2023 and we will launch it during CAF’s 44th Ordinary Assembly in Tanzania on August 10. We have been inundated with investors and sponsors, who are anxious to partner with us on the CAF Super League. It has huge potential to significantly uplift African football and to make it even more powerful,” External link

times-co-sz Tuesday, July 5, 2022 9:54:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The decision has now been taken to implement the CAF Super League. It will start in August 2023 and we will launch it during CAF’s 44th ordinary assembly in Tanzania on August 10. We have been inundated with investors and sponsors, who are anxious to partner with us on the CAF Super League. It has huge potential to significantly uplift African football and to make it even more powerful,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 5, 2022 6:53:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “A significant amount of the money from the CAF Super League will be invested back into African football and part of the process involves giving $1 million every year to every one of CAF’s 54 member associations as a contribution to football and youth development. We also want to look to increase the prize money for the men’s and women’s CAF Champions Leagues,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 5, 2022 6:53:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We also want to look to increase the prize money for the men’s and women’s CAF Champions Leagues,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 5, 2022 2:08:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “I am happy and impressed with the infrastructure put in place by Ivory Coast in readiness for the tournament and I am sure they will host a very good tournament,” “It is after deliberations we came into the decision, we have partners and even though we make decisions, it is out of respect that we take the advice we are getting that we cannot take a risk [to host the tournament] and so that is why we have made the necessary announcement today,” External link

ChimpsReport Monday, July 4, 2022 11:21:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "The TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations AFCON Cote d'Ivoire will now be held in January-February of 2024" External link

chroniclelive Monday, July 4, 2022 11:16:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We will be engaging with stakeholders over the next few weeks to discuss the mechanics of the tournament and will release further details shortly,” External link

businessday Monday, July 4, 2022 6:44:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "We took a lot of advice and we decided we cannot take a risk. We don’t want to run the risk that our top competition is going to be washed out. January is not the best time because the European clubs do not want to release their players but we have no choice" External link

leicestermercury Monday, July 4, 2022 2:23:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “We have been inundated with investors and sponsors, who are anxious to partner with us on the CAF Super League,” External link

eagletribune Monday, July 4, 2022 1:48:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “It is not good for African football to play a tournament that can be washed out, it is not good for Africa and the continent at large and so we have to postpone it. I am happy and impressed with the infrastructure put in place by Ivory Coast in readiness for the tournament and I am sure they will host a very good tournament,” External link

independent-UG Monday, July 4, 2022 11:27:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “It will start in August 2023 and we will launch it during CAF’s 44th Ordinary Assembly in Tanzania on Aug. 10,” External link

premiumtimesng Monday, July 4, 2022 10:33:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We also want to look to increase the prize money for the men’s and women’s CAF Champions Leagues,” External link

premiumtimesng Monday, July 4, 2022 10:33:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : "We will be engaging with stakeholders over the next few weeks to discuss the mechanics of the tournament and will release further details shortly. " External link

news24 Monday, July 4, 2022 10:26:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “January is not the ideal time because of the European clubs, but it is the only choice we have,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, July 4, 2022 7:10:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “January is not the ideal time because of the European clubs, but it is the only choice we have,” External link

thisdayonline Monday, July 4, 2022 5:22:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe disse : "Não queremos correr o risco de ter uma competição com muita chuva. Não seria bom para o futebol africano e sua imagem" External link

opovo Sunday, July 3, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : "On ne veut pas prendre le risque d'avoir une compétition sous le déluge. Ca ne serait pas bon pour le football africain et son image" External link

challenges Sunday, July 3, 2022 7:10:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : "La CAN se tiendra en janvier et février 2024" External link

afp-fr Sunday, July 3, 2022 7:04:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe assuré ( about Alassane Ouattara ) : "Je suis très fier des infrastructures de classe mondiale, du soutien du président Alassane Ouattara, du Premier ministre, du gouvernement et de tout les gens du football en Côte d'Ivoire. Cette compétition sera très spéciale" External link

afp-fr Sunday, July 3, 2022 7:04:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “January is not the ideal time because of the European clubs, but it is the only choice we have,” External link

3NewsGhana Sunday, July 3, 2022 6:15:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “I love Pitso and I will always love Pitso, He has a special place in my heart. I wish he could coach Bafana Bafana and I will get the Motsepe foundation to subsidize his salary. I think he’s quality and quality shouldn’t come cheap,” External link

citizen Monday, June 27, 2022 2:51:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe affirmé : «Une finale à deux manches, qui comprend des matchs aller et retour, garantira l'équité pour les concurrents» External link

lesoirdalgerie Monday, June 27, 2022 1:38:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Commission ) : "The Zondo Commission is critically important. U cannot be party to the commission of crime or corruption and get away with it," External link

news24 Saturday, June 25, 2022 1:14:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe wrote : “I was hoping to see you in Namibia so that I could personally express my gratitude to you,” External link

herald Thursday, June 2, 2022 11:34:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We have supported and will continue to support having the Fifa World Cup every two years and the reason why is very simple,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 16, 2022 12:05:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We have supported and will continue to support having the FIFA World Cup every two years and the reason why is very simple,” External link

wsau Saturday, May 14, 2022 9:08:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “It is my duty to ensure that Botswana football grows,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 4, 2022 3:47:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Elon Musk ) : “I’m not saying [entrepreneurs] must be cocky and arrogant . . . but I think [Musk] believed so much in what he was doing . . . he succeeded,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 30, 2022 9:13:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe disse : "O melhor investimento que podemos fazer para garantir que o futebol africano esteja entre os melhores do mundo é apoiar o futebol nas escolas" External link

record Wednesday, April 27, 2022 11:12:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The emergency from our side is to start releasing those funds as quickly as possible so that tomorrow, or the day after, many of our people who are in this hall and other parts o the province can really start accessing those funds to improve their living conditions and try and find their feet to start dealing with the pain,” External link

citizen Wednesday, April 20, 2022 6:00:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The emergency from our side is to start releasing those funds as quickly as possible so that tomorrow, or the day after, many of our people who are in this hall and other parts o the province can really start accessing those funds to improve their living conditions and try and find their feet to start dealing with the pain,” External link

citizen Saturday, April 16, 2022 8:50:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "Our people are suffering. We really want the 30 million to be spent as matter of urgency," External link

RTERadio Saturday, April 16, 2022 6:32:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We are confident that the Afcon you will organise here will be the best,” “We are reassured by the different infrastructure that you have put in place to host this competition. I am satisfied with the progress made, even if there are still some problems to sort out” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, April 6, 2022 12:35:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We’ve identified areas where we can improve and will improve,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, April 6, 2022 12:35:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : "Nous sommes rassurés par les infrastructures que vous avez mis en place pour accueillir cette CAN" External link

abidjan Tuesday, April 5, 2022 2:51:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : "Je dois rencontrer les parties prenantes des élections. Il n'y aura pas de perdant. Le football de ce pays mérite l'unité" External link

AfricaNews-French Tuesday, April 5, 2022 12:07:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe précisé : "Il reste quelques problèmes encore à régler" External link

france24 Monday, April 4, 2022 11:01:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "We are confident that the AFCON you will organise here will be the best," External link

afp-en Monday, April 4, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : "Je dois rencontrer les parties prenantes des élections. Il n'y aura pas de perdant. Le football de ce pays mérite l'unité" External link

afp-fr Monday, April 4, 2022 7:08:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “It’s a mine that hasn’t been operational but it’s an exciting opportunity and we’re committed to growing Bokoni in the medium term” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, March 29, 2022 3:30:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "We will grow the PGMs but side-by-side with that, we will also grow the iron-ore and manganese. Over time the plan is that the iron-ore and manganese should continue to be a strategic part of ARM’s long-term future, but the PGMs will grow significantly in terms of our plans and specifically the Bokoni transaction, so that we can get the full benefits of being a diversified mining company," External link

miningweekly Tuesday, March 29, 2022 3:30:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “It’s a mine that hasn’t been operational but it’s an exciting opportunity and we’re committed to growing Bokoni in the medium term” External link

miningweekly Friday, March 25, 2022 11:29:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe declared : “The CAF family is deeply hurt. We would like to convey our deepest condolences to the families, friends and relatives of the people who lost their lives yesterday,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 28, 2022 4:32:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe told : “You need the private sector, the sponsors, and they have to make commercial decisions,” External link

herald Monday, February 7, 2022 4:08:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe questionou : "Se essa porta tivesse sido aberta como deveria, não teríamos o problema que temos agora, essas perdas de vidas. Quem fechou essa porta? Quem é o responsável por essa porta?" External link

cmjornal Saturday, January 29, 2022 1:57:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Ivory Coast The ) : “The best investment we can make to ensure that African football is among the best in the world and self-sustaining is to invest in schools football and youth football development infrastructure for boys and girls at club and national level. This is one of my key focus areas as president of Caf‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe sagte : "Technologien der vierten industriellen Revolution (4IR) können komplizierte sozioökonomische und menschliche Probleme lösen. In den Händen von Unternehmern können diese Technologien Afrika zu einem globalen Wirtschaftsmotor machen und die Welt verändern" External link

finanznachrichten-en Saturday, May 1, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT



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Patrice Motsepe

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Patrice Motsepe said : “For the CAN 2025, the decision was made not to continue with Guinea because the infrastructure, despite the great effort made by the authorities, are not at the level for the competition to take place. It was decided to reopen the call for bids for the CAN 2025” External link

northafricapost Monday, October 3, 2022 5:04:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe affirmé : «J'encourage l'Algérie à présenter sa candidature pour abriter la CAN 2025, je veux leur donner l'opportunité d'organiser ce tournoi, cela fait très longtemps que l'Algérie n'a pas abrité la CAN (depuis 1990, ndlr). Il existe des infrastructures de classe mondiale» External link

lequotidien-oran Monday, October 3, 2022 8:26:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe estime : «J’encourage mon ami Zefizef à déposer la demande de l’Algérie. C’est un pays qui a une histoire légendaire en football et l’Afrique est fière de l’Algérie et ce qu’elle a fait» External link

lesoirdalgerie Sunday, October 2, 2022 1:38:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The 2025 Nations Cup allocated to Guinea will not take place there because we’re not yet ready in Guinea,” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, October 2, 2022 4:25:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “I visited Guinea out of respect to the people of Guinea to discuss CAF’s willingness to advise and work together with the football stakeholders to construct and build football infrastructure and facilities in this country, in the light of the decision by CAF not to proceed with the AFCON 2025 in Guinea,” External link

wsau Saturday, October 1, 2022 10:52:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : "Tomorrow CAF is going to be asked to receive new bids, because where we are now, the infrastructure and the facilities are not appropriate or ready," External link

news24 Saturday, October 1, 2022 10:30:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré ( about Championnat d Afrique ) : "Je me suis rendu en Guinée aujourd'hui par respect pour le peuple guinéen. Je souhaitais discuter de la volonté de la CAF de conseiller et de travailler avec les parties prenantes du football pour construire et bâtir des infrastructures et des installations sportives dans ce pays. La Guinée pourra se porter candidate avec d'autres nations concurrentes à l'organisation du Championnat d'Afrique des Nations (" External link

lesoirdalgerie Saturday, October 1, 2022 7:37:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe dit : "La CAN-2025, qui avait été attribuée à la Guinée, nous ne sommes pas prêts (à l'accueillir) pour le moment en Guinée, et il nous faut rouvrir ce processus" External link

france24 Saturday, October 1, 2022 2:05:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : "Tomorrow CAF is going to be asked to receive new bids, because where we are now, the infrastructure and the facilities are not appropriate or ready," External link

afp-en Saturday, October 1, 2022 12:54:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe recalled : “He was very polite, but he said to me, ‘What makes you think you are going to make money where Anglo has not?’” External link

businessday Tuesday, September 20, 2022 6:02:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We believe we can change the face of African football,” External link

thegrio Sunday, August 14, 2022 11:19:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The CAF Executive Committee (EXCO) took a decision to launch the CAF Africa Super League in August 2022. This League will officially kick off in August 2023,” External link

zimeye Friday, August 12, 2022 7:07:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe told : “We discussed at the executive committee meeting that in recognition of the huge contributions, commitment and the track record that you’ve built in terms of improving African football, all 54 member nations have taken a resolution to vote for you for re-election,” External link

leadership Friday, August 12, 2022 12:32:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe told : “Part of the overall strategy is using the Africa Super League to significantly and fundamentally improve the quality of football on the continent,” External link

thisdayonline Friday, August 12, 2022 4:10:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe explained : “My objective is to get money for football infrastructure, for players, club owners, stakeholders. We are talking about anything between $250million to $300million every year,” “If you look at the numbers, we are talking about $2.5million for each of the 24 clubs to use, to help with transport and accommodation but also to buy players” External link

thisdayonline Friday, August 12, 2022 4:10:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe told : “Part of the overall strategy is using the Africa Super League to significantly and fundamentally improve the quality of football on the continent,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 12, 2022 2:27:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe explained : “My objective is to get money for football infrastructure, for players, club owners, stakeholders. We are talking about anything between $250m to $300m every year,” “If you look at the numbers, we are talking about $2.5m for each of the 24 clubs to use, to help with transport and accommodation but also to buy players” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 12, 2022 2:27:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe commenté : "L’un des principaux problèmes en Afrique est le financement. Notre objectif est que le football de club africain soit de classe mondiale et rivalise avec les meilleurs du monde. Les bénéfices générés par la super Ligue serviront à rendre le football africain plus attractif, à faire en sorte que les joueurs restent en Afrique et à améliorer la qualité des infrastructures des clubs du continent. Chacun des 24 clubs qui participeront au tournoi initial recevra une contribution annuelle de trois millions et demi de dollars pour acheter des joueurs et payer les transports" External link

abidjan Thursday, August 11, 2022 8:49:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe told : “We discussed at the executive committee meeting that in recognition of the huge contributions, commitment and the track record that you’ve built in terms of improving African football, all 54 member nations have taken a resolution to vote for you for re-election,” External link

pakobserver Thursday, August 11, 2022 9:42:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The African Super League is a very important initiative. One of the major problems in Africa is finance,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, August 10, 2022 8:12:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “Each of the 24 clubs that will take part in the initial tournament will receive an annual contribution of three-and-half million dollars to buy players, pay for transport and player transfers,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, August 10, 2022 8:12:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The African Super League is a very important initiative. One of the major problems in Africa is finance,” External link

news18 Wednesday, August 10, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The African Super League represents the very best on the continent and we have seen a big appetite from investors to be involved in this project,” External link

businessday Wednesday, August 10, 2022 6:44:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "The African Super League is a very important initiative. One of the major problems in Africa is finance," External link

afp-en Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:51:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "Each of the 24 clubs that will take part in the initial tournament will receive an annual contribution of three-and-half million dollars to buy players, pay for transport and player transfers," External link

afp-en Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:51:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "The African Super League is a very important initiative. One of the major problems in Africa is finance," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:31:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : "The African Super League is one of the most exciting developments in the history of African football and the objective in terms of what we are trying to achieve is very clear: to make sure African club football is world class and competes with the best in the world," "Our intention is to use the $100 million as prize money and to do that every year in the African Super League, so that the club which wins gets $11.5 million," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:31:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We believe we can change the face of African football,” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:12:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “There are things we agree upon and things we don’t,” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:12:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The African Super League represents the very best on the continent and we have seen a big appetite from investors to be involved in this project,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, August 10, 2022 5:01:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "The African Super League is a very important initiative. One of the major problems in Africa is finance," External link

afp-en Wednesday, August 10, 2022 4:23:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : "The African Super League is one of the most exciting developments in the history of African football and the objective in terms of what we are trying to achieve is very clear: to make sure African club football is world class and competes with the best in the world," "Our intention is to use the $100 million as prize money and to do that every year in the African Super League, so that the club which wins gets $11.5 million," External link

afp-en Wednesday, August 10, 2022 4:23:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Gianni Infantino ) : “We discussed at the executive committee meeting that in recognition of the huge contributions, commitment and the track record that you’ve built in terms of improving African football, all 54 member nations have taken a resolution to vote for you (Gianni Infantino) for re-election,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, August 10, 2022 3:47:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We can only be proud of the excellent CAN organized by the Kingdom of Morocco. This perfect and excellent organization of the women’s CAN shows, if need be, that in Morocco, and in Africa, we have the best soccer infrastructure in the world,” External link

northafricapost Tuesday, July 19, 2022 3:40:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : “Nous ne pouvons qu’être fiers de l’excellente CAN organisée par le Royaume du Maroc. Cette organisation parfaite et excellente de la CAN féminine démontre, si besoin est, qu’au Maroc, et en Afrique, nous disposons des meilleures infrastructures footballistiques au monde” External link

lematin Monday, July 18, 2022 2:57:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “We have received so many proposals from many countries wanting to host the AFCON 2027. I would be so proud to accept a formal bid from my brother Magogo and the head of state to have AFCON here,” External link

independent-UG Friday, July 15, 2022 9:03:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Uganda Cranes ) : “Let me thank the President of FUFA for the excellent work he is doing, some of the initiatives that Uganda’s football has been doing, I have seen some of them on the field of play, ” External link

independent-UG Friday, July 15, 2022 9:03:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : «La CAN se tiendra en janvier et février 2024» External link

aujourdhui Tuesday, July 5, 2022 2:48:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe assuré ( about Alassane Ouattara ) : «Je suis très fier des infrastructures de classe mondiale, du soutien du président Alassane Ouattara, du Premier ministre, du gouvernement et de tous les gens du football en Côte d’Ivoire. Cette compétition sera très spéciale» External link

aujourdhui Tuesday, July 5, 2022 2:48:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We will be engaging with stakeholders over the next few weeks to discuss the mechanics of the tournament and will release further details shortly. A significant amount of the money from the CAF Super League will be invested back into African football and part of the process involves giving $1 million every year to every one of CAF’s 54 Member Associations, as a contribution to football and youth development. We also want to look to increase the prize money for the men’s and women’s CAF Champions Leagues,” External link

times-co-sz Tuesday, July 5, 2022 9:54:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The decision has now been taken to implement the CAF Super League. It will start in August 2023 and we will launch it during CAF’s 44th Ordinary Assembly in Tanzania on August 10. We have been inundated with investors and sponsors, who are anxious to partner with us on the CAF Super League. It has huge potential to significantly uplift African football and to make it even more powerful,” External link

times-co-sz Tuesday, July 5, 2022 9:54:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The decision has now been taken to implement the CAF Super League. It will start in August 2023 and we will launch it during CAF’s 44th ordinary assembly in Tanzania on August 10. We have been inundated with investors and sponsors, who are anxious to partner with us on the CAF Super League. It has huge potential to significantly uplift African football and to make it even more powerful,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 5, 2022 6:53:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “A significant amount of the money from the CAF Super League will be invested back into African football and part of the process involves giving $1 million every year to every one of CAF’s 54 member associations as a contribution to football and youth development. We also want to look to increase the prize money for the men’s and women’s CAF Champions Leagues,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 5, 2022 6:53:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We also want to look to increase the prize money for the men’s and women’s CAF Champions Leagues,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 5, 2022 2:08:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “I am happy and impressed with the infrastructure put in place by Ivory Coast in readiness for the tournament and I am sure they will host a very good tournament,” “It is after deliberations we came into the decision, we have partners and even though we make decisions, it is out of respect that we take the advice we are getting that we cannot take a risk [to host the tournament] and so that is why we have made the necessary announcement today,” External link

ChimpsReport Monday, July 4, 2022 11:21:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "The TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations AFCON Cote d'Ivoire will now be held in January-February of 2024" External link

chroniclelive Monday, July 4, 2022 11:16:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We will be engaging with stakeholders over the next few weeks to discuss the mechanics of the tournament and will release further details shortly,” External link

businessday Monday, July 4, 2022 6:44:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "We took a lot of advice and we decided we cannot take a risk. We don’t want to run the risk that our top competition is going to be washed out. January is not the best time because the European clubs do not want to release their players but we have no choice" External link

leicestermercury Monday, July 4, 2022 2:23:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “We have been inundated with investors and sponsors, who are anxious to partner with us on the CAF Super League,” External link

eagletribune Monday, July 4, 2022 1:48:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “It is not good for African football to play a tournament that can be washed out, it is not good for Africa and the continent at large and so we have to postpone it. I am happy and impressed with the infrastructure put in place by Ivory Coast in readiness for the tournament and I am sure they will host a very good tournament,” External link

independent-UG Monday, July 4, 2022 11:27:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “It will start in August 2023 and we will launch it during CAF’s 44th Ordinary Assembly in Tanzania on Aug. 10,” External link

premiumtimesng Monday, July 4, 2022 10:33:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We also want to look to increase the prize money for the men’s and women’s CAF Champions Leagues,” External link

premiumtimesng Monday, July 4, 2022 10:33:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : "We will be engaging with stakeholders over the next few weeks to discuss the mechanics of the tournament and will release further details shortly. " External link

news24 Monday, July 4, 2022 10:26:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “January is not the ideal time because of the European clubs, but it is the only choice we have,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, July 4, 2022 7:10:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “January is not the ideal time because of the European clubs, but it is the only choice we have,” External link

thisdayonline Monday, July 4, 2022 5:22:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe disse : "Não queremos correr o risco de ter uma competição com muita chuva. Não seria bom para o futebol africano e sua imagem" External link

opovo Sunday, July 3, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : "On ne veut pas prendre le risque d'avoir une compétition sous le déluge. Ca ne serait pas bon pour le football africain et son image" External link

challenges Sunday, July 3, 2022 7:10:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : "La CAN se tiendra en janvier et février 2024" External link

afp-fr Sunday, July 3, 2022 7:04:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe assuré ( about Alassane Ouattara ) : "Je suis très fier des infrastructures de classe mondiale, du soutien du président Alassane Ouattara, du Premier ministre, du gouvernement et de tout les gens du football en Côte d'Ivoire. Cette compétition sera très spéciale" External link

afp-fr Sunday, July 3, 2022 7:04:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “January is not the ideal time because of the European clubs, but it is the only choice we have,” External link

3NewsGhana Sunday, July 3, 2022 6:15:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “I love Pitso and I will always love Pitso, He has a special place in my heart. I wish he could coach Bafana Bafana and I will get the Motsepe foundation to subsidize his salary. I think he’s quality and quality shouldn’t come cheap,” External link

citizen Monday, June 27, 2022 2:51:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe affirmé : «Une finale à deux manches, qui comprend des matchs aller et retour, garantira l'équité pour les concurrents» External link

lesoirdalgerie Monday, June 27, 2022 1:38:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Commission ) : "The Zondo Commission is critically important. U cannot be party to the commission of crime or corruption and get away with it," External link

news24 Saturday, June 25, 2022 1:14:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe wrote : “I was hoping to see you in Namibia so that I could personally express my gratitude to you,” External link

herald Thursday, June 2, 2022 11:34:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We have supported and will continue to support having the Fifa World Cup every two years and the reason why is very simple,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 16, 2022 12:05:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We have supported and will continue to support having the FIFA World Cup every two years and the reason why is very simple,” External link

wsau Saturday, May 14, 2022 9:08:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “It is my duty to ensure that Botswana football grows,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 4, 2022 3:47:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Elon Musk ) : “I’m not saying [entrepreneurs] must be cocky and arrogant . . . but I think [Musk] believed so much in what he was doing . . . he succeeded,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 30, 2022 9:13:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe disse : "O melhor investimento que podemos fazer para garantir que o futebol africano esteja entre os melhores do mundo é apoiar o futebol nas escolas" External link

record Wednesday, April 27, 2022 11:12:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The emergency from our side is to start releasing those funds as quickly as possible so that tomorrow, or the day after, many of our people who are in this hall and other parts o the province can really start accessing those funds to improve their living conditions and try and find their feet to start dealing with the pain,” External link

citizen Wednesday, April 20, 2022 6:00:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “The emergency from our side is to start releasing those funds as quickly as possible so that tomorrow, or the day after, many of our people who are in this hall and other parts o the province can really start accessing those funds to improve their living conditions and try and find their feet to start dealing with the pain,” External link

citizen Saturday, April 16, 2022 8:50:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "Our people are suffering. We really want the 30 million to be spent as matter of urgency," External link

RTERadio Saturday, April 16, 2022 6:32:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We are confident that the Afcon you will organise here will be the best,” “We are reassured by the different infrastructure that you have put in place to host this competition. I am satisfied with the progress made, even if there are still some problems to sort out” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, April 6, 2022 12:35:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : “We’ve identified areas where we can improve and will improve,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, April 6, 2022 12:35:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : "Nous sommes rassurés par les infrastructures que vous avez mis en place pour accueillir cette CAN" External link

abidjan Tuesday, April 5, 2022 2:51:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : "Je dois rencontrer les parties prenantes des élections. Il n'y aura pas de perdant. Le football de ce pays mérite l'unité" External link

AfricaNews-French Tuesday, April 5, 2022 12:07:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe précisé : "Il reste quelques problèmes encore à régler" External link

france24 Monday, April 4, 2022 11:01:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "We are confident that the AFCON you will organise here will be the best," External link

afp-en Monday, April 4, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe déclaré : "Je dois rencontrer les parties prenantes des élections. Il n'y aura pas de perdant. Le football de ce pays mérite l'unité" External link

afp-fr Monday, April 4, 2022 7:08:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “It’s a mine that hasn’t been operational but it’s an exciting opportunity and we’re committed to growing Bokoni in the medium term” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, March 29, 2022 3:30:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said : "We will grow the PGMs but side-by-side with that, we will also grow the iron-ore and manganese. Over time the plan is that the iron-ore and manganese should continue to be a strategic part of ARM’s long-term future, but the PGMs will grow significantly in terms of our plans and specifically the Bokoni transaction, so that we can get the full benefits of being a diversified mining company," External link

miningweekly Tuesday, March 29, 2022 3:30:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe added : “It’s a mine that hasn’t been operational but it’s an exciting opportunity and we’re committed to growing Bokoni in the medium term” External link

miningweekly Friday, March 25, 2022 11:29:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe declared : “The CAF family is deeply hurt. We would like to convey our deepest condolences to the families, friends and relatives of the people who lost their lives yesterday,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, February 28, 2022 4:32:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe told : “You need the private sector, the sponsors, and they have to make commercial decisions,” External link

herald Monday, February 7, 2022 4:08:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe questionou : "Se essa porta tivesse sido aberta como deveria, não teríamos o problema que temos agora, essas perdas de vidas. Quem fechou essa porta? Quem é o responsável por essa porta?" External link

cmjornal Saturday, January 29, 2022 1:57:00 AM EAT

Patrice Motsepe said ( about Ivory Coast The ) : “The best investment we can make to ensure that African football is among the best in the world and self-sustaining is to invest in schools football and youth football development infrastructure for boys and girls at club and national level. This is one of my key focus areas as president of Caf‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

Patrice Motsepe sagte : "Technologien der vierten industriellen Revolution (4IR) können komplizierte sozioökonomische und menschliche Probleme lösen. In den Händen von Unternehmern können diese Technologien Afrika zu einem globalen Wirtschaftsmotor machen und die Welt verändern" External link

finanznachrichten-en Saturday, May 1, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT



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Patrice MotsepeEN63.59%
Patrice MotsepeFR16.31%
Patrice MotsepePT10.17%
Patrice MotsepeAF9.69%
Patrice MotsepeAR0.24%
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