Danny Jordaan

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Danny Jordaan said : "The bonus scheme was for the players, and the coaches will be rewarded according to their contract," "Staff members get bonuses that are linked to their contracts that are separate from the players" External link

news24 Friday, August 12, 2022 8:29:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “You have done extremely well winning away from home in the first leg against Comoros. It is now in your hands to finish the job and ultimately qualify for this Chan tournament. There are players who have only managed four or less caps for Bafana Bafana. You are still young and can work yourself in surpassing those numbers and hopefully earn more caps for Bafana Bafana. The work required in attaining that goal starts now, though you need to do well here and also excel in the upcoming Under-23 qualifiers,” External link

citizen Friday, July 29, 2022 1:29:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "If a team does well, it is easier to convince people that you're a footballing nation and you can accommodate the world," External link

deutschewelle-en Friday, July 29, 2022 10:51:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan asked : "When the Springboks won the Rugby World Cup, why didn't you ask them as to what was their bonus?," External link

news24 Thursday, July 28, 2022 4:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "There's no team that's a member of CAF. That doesn't exist. When Spain won the 2010 World Cup, the cheque went to the federation," External link

news24 Thursday, July 28, 2022 4:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "I was sitting in the meeting and I will give you the minutes. You are speaking to somebody who is the advisor to the CAF president," "I will write to CAF to say the people in the country say the prize money is US $500 000. May they please correct that, but not in a press statement, but in an official statement" External link

news24 Thursday, July 28, 2022 4:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We must work together to address this disparity between men and women in sport. On the African continent Sierra Leone became the first African country to pay men and women the same. " External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, July 26, 2022 11:19:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "How is it possible that when broadcast rights are paid for, the women's team is not accounted for?" External link

news24 Tuesday, July 26, 2022 4:14:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “On the African continent, Sierra Leone became the first African country to pay women and men the same, after an agreement between the government and the Sierra Leone football [association]. Brazil now is paying men and women equal. Norway has followed that route, England has gone that route and it’s time South Africa follows that route,” External link

3NewsGhana Tuesday, July 26, 2022 3:40:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The problem that we have is that the teams play the whole season and when the fixtures are finished and it’s time for promotion and relegation, then there are issues of matching fixing and other things,” External link

citizen Monday, July 4, 2022 2:48:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “I will not be here from 2026 to 2030,” External link

citizen Saturday, June 25, 2022 10:04:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We are going to pay R9.2m in bonuses for this team on the basis that they win the tournament. If they win Afcon we will pay R9.2m. If you look at the other costs, our total investment in this team for this tournament will be R10m,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:28:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We want the team to focus on the football issues before them. They must focus on playing and have nothing else to distract them from being the best team in the tournament,” “They have been to the 2019 Fifa World Cup in France and we want them to go to the 2023 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, and we want to wish them the very best” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:28:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The national coach‚ I had a meeting with him. He came to the congress and explained his position and apologised to the nation‚” “Maybe you should get the tape where the national coach himself was speaking on this issue” External link

businessday Monday, June 20, 2022 7:35:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “In 2018, we had nine days and now we have 14 days, and in truth some people started campaigning in 2019,” “They had four years of campaigning. So, it’s neither here nor there” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 7, 2022 7:46:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “We are delighted to launch this new partnership with Banxso. We have been impressed by Banxso’s ambition and drive to build such a successful business from just a start-up and see parallels between them and Bafana Bafana in how they strive for success. With their recent launch, we recognise that this is an exciting time for Banxso and Bafana Bafana partnership. This is a new and innovative chapter for all of us,” External link

thewhig Tuesday, May 24, 2022 6:53:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan rappelé : "L’Afrique a remporté à de nombreuses reprises des tournois de la FIFA des moins de 17 ans, moins de 20 ans et les Jeux olympiques, mais n’a jamais atteint la finale de la Coupe du monde masculine senior" External link

APS Tuesday, May 3, 2022 3:41:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "I'm sure the coach and Helman have their plans in place and we'll see," External link

news24 Wednesday, April 20, 2022 1:25:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : "We are following the success of both AmaZulu and Mamelodi Sundowns in the CAF Champions League and of course both of them are doing well," External link

news24 Friday, March 11, 2022 7:59:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The boys’ competition is something that Caf and world football governing body Fifa needs to look into,” External link

citizen Thursday, March 3, 2022 1:40:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “Age cheating is a problem but there isn’t much that we can do because all the players present official documents from their government. There were some big boys there. Caf will have to look into this matter,” External link

citizen Thursday, March 3, 2022 1:40:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “There are negotiations with a few top European countries, but ... at present we are not able to share any details,” External link

businessday Tuesday, January 18, 2022 6:14:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "FIFA issued a statement saying they would give us a decision on 23 November," External link

news24 Monday, November 29, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "The fact that they [haven't announced a decision] means there are other issues at play here. We asked FIFA for a thorough investigation [into Ndiaye's conduct]. " External link

news24 Monday, November 29, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “Fifa issued a statement saying they would give us a decision on November 23. What is the date today? It is November 28, isn’t it,” External link

businessday Sunday, November 28, 2021 11:10:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “In the back of our minds we knew our ladies would do it because from the word go, they looked the most complete side. The Hollywoodbets Super League, has done wonders in improving the standard of women’s football and more is to come,” External link

citizen Sunday, November 21, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “How is it that there’s a betting spike just before a major decision is taken and therefore people bet? They knew when to bet,” External link

punchng Thursday, November 18, 2021 6:18:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We are concerned with certain decisions in the match. We believe there was match manipulation at play," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "There was betting on the match. It is a fact that there was betting on the match," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “Was there any deliberate action of the wrong application of the laws in this particular match? We wanted him to demonstrate the point by analysing the referee’s decisions. Did the referee deliberately neglect to take a decision when he was required to in terms of the laws of the game, and did he ignore it with the intent to influence the outcome of a match?” External link

citizen Wednesday, November 17, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “We are very angry, we are very upset. We will fight this matter until the end. That’s why immediately after the match we informed the match commissioners that we are challenging this outcome,” External link

punchng Wednesday, November 17, 2021 4:15:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We had a great meeting with the Department of Health who will on Thursday guide the way in how we will achieve this, and do it in a manner that we all still remain safe. It will be marvel to see fans back in the stands,” External link

citizen Thursday, October 7, 2021 8:03:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We had a great meeting with the Department of Health who will on Thursday guide the way in how we will achieve this, and do it in a manner that we all remain safe," External link

news24 Tuesday, October 5, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “These two matches against Ethiopia are not just two decisive qualification matches but probably two of the most important matches in the long history of Bafana,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 5, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “It is important we observe all regulations and are in full compliance with the requirements as set out by the department of health and government,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 5, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “It’s just the beginning. This league must still grow, commercially, financially, and the rewards will come in the end. We have created this thing out of nothing and we are going to build it so that [South African] women’s football can rank among the best in the world,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Association ) : “We are gutted as the Association. Here was a young man, taken away at the prime of his career. Shaun was among the rising young officials and his passing on is a huge blow to the country, the continent and world,” External link

citizen Saturday, May 8, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We will ask him to come early next week, he will not only give you his technical team, but the full plan leading up to the preparation of the team," "You can then ask him in more detail with regards to his plans for the rebuilding of the team" External link

news24 Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We don't know anything of fallen negotiations. This is the first time we have announced the coach and the final decision-makers was the technical committee speaking to the NEC and it only happened on the day," "We're at a stage where some of the coaches are connected to clubs and they're coming to the end of their season. It's difficult to get them. It's like trying to transfer a player" External link

news24 Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan stated : “We don’t know of such negotiations. This is the first time that we have announced the coach. And it’s gone through the process. It only happened today. So, there’s no other negotiations,” “The other names, of course every day there was a different name, didn’t come from the National Executive Committee of Safa” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "One of the major aspects is that we have 65 players in Europe, nine of which would have been certain starters in the two matches against Ghana and Sudan," External link

news24 Friday, April 23, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "We have 10 national teams, Bafana is just one of them," External link

news24 Friday, April 23, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "He still is the last man to successfully guide South Africa to qualify for a World Cup tournament," External link

news24 Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "He was the coach of Real Madrid during the Galacticos era with star players such as Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo, David Beckham and Roberto Carlos" External link

news24 Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “Yes, we don’t have time, an announcement must be made once the NEC decides,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 20, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan explained : "They had their meeting, he [Technical Committee chairperson Jack Maluleka] is going to brief me his recommendation will go to the NEC the NEC will meet next week Friday. Hopefully then we will finalise the matter. " External link

news24 Sunday, April 18, 2021 6:07:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “I cannot comment on that. But I have been involved in a campaign to give you a World Cup‚ and now I have been involved in a campaign to give you [SA] the president of Caf for the first time in the history of Caf‚ after 65 years‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:34:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “They [African football heads] said‚ ‘Why do you bring an outsider? Why don’t you stand? Because you are a vice-president of Caf‚ which is one step away from being president‚” “So I said‚ ‘No‚ we have to analyse what the issues of Caf are now‚ what the remedies are‚ and who the best person is to resolve those’” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:34:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan says : “Our club teams have not concentrated on what the North Africans focus on, which is regarding the CAF Champions League as the most important competition for them,” External link

mg Monday, February 1, 2021 1:05:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : "Patrice has worked very hard. He's been to Egypt twice. He's been to East Africa. He's been to Qatar," External link

news24 Friday, January 22, 2021 8:38:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "When you say the dirty tricks will continue, you speak of them as if they have already started. We have to wait though as these are procedural and necessary processes. Let them complete the processes and if they need more time, let them do a thorough job," "The Zambian and Zimbabwean Football association presidents have teams at the African Nations Championship (Chan) and Patrice had an engagement with them but we feel pretty confident. We’ve got significant support from Cosafa nations, even though the downside is that we've yet to meet" External link

news24 Friday, January 22, 2021 8:38:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Jackson Mthembu ) : "I've known Mthembu for many years. He was a comrade and an activist. We were in parliament together. He was a special figure that stood out. He was a true South African and when we received the news, it was an extreme shock," "Within a few days, he was no more and we learn from the people who have passed on over the past few days. Many of them have passed on in a matter of three to five days. That shows that we must take extra care. I am the one who is talking, but I'm also the one who is flying up and down. One has to take what is happening very seriously" External link

news24 Friday, January 22, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The organisation of both the Amir Cup Final and the Asian Champions League Final was a great success from my point of view. I was particularly impressed with the management of spectators at the stadiums, showing strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, December 31, 2020 10:51:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The organisation of both the Amir Cup Final and the Asian Champions League Final was a great success from my point of view. I was particularly impressed with the management of spectators at the stadiums, showing strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, December 31, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The organisation of both the Amir Cup Final and the Asian Champions League Final was a great success from my point of view. I was particularly impressed with the management of spectators at the stadiums, showing strict adherence to the Covid-19 protocols” External link

gulf-times Thursday, December 31, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The organization of both the Amir Cup Final and the Asian Champions League Final was a great success from my point of view. I was particularly impressed with the management of spectators at the stadiums, showing strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols" "Qatar has really set the benchmark relating to the safe return of large numbers of fans to stadiums during these unprecedented times. The lessons learned can only serve to help us all get sports fans back in the stands as soon as possible to enjoy the game they love," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, December 30, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “If you look at what is happening in Europe‚ they started bringing fans back to stadiums but they were forced to reverse their decisions because of the second wave of Covid-19‚” External link

businessday Thursday, December 17, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This is an uncertain period and I cannot tell you when fans will be back inside stadiums‚” External link

businessday Thursday, December 17, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “I am still trying to ascertain facts of what really transpired, but this is terrible news for football. Condolences to Sundowns, his family and entire football family” External link

iol Monday, December 14, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan commented ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “I am still trying to ascertain facts of what really transpired but this is terrible news for football. Condolences to Sundowns, his family and entire football family,” External link

citizen Sunday, December 13, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We have lost a number of our players through road accidents and I cannot explain enough the importance of adhering to speed limits and other driving regulations. Do not drink and drive. Do not speed, and take rest when you’re tired‚” External link

businessday Monday, November 23, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We are convinced that his business acumen, his strict observance of governance, his legal training, his global business network and his commitment and love for African and world football makes him a revolutionary choice for the leadership of African football,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, November 15, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan adds : “African football must achieve higher revenue levels for the benefit of its members. It must improve its global profile and standing in the confederation of Fifa,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, November 15, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The same, you go to Argentina, who are they talking about? Maradonna... Messi will be forgotten!" External link

news24 Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “His football and business success is well recorded in our continent and in the world,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “His participation in the giving pledge with global billionaires, highlights his commitment to contribute to the improvement and upliftment of the living conditions of the poor, unemployed and marginalised in Africa and globally. Motsepe’s partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation as part of Nelson Mandela’s 100-year celebration in 2018 resulted in him bringing Barcelona Football Club to play against Mamelodi Sundowns FC in front of 90 000 football spectators and the match being watched in many countries in Africa and globally,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : “Our nomination of Patrice Motsepe moves him from the boardroom to the dressing room recognising that in the Covid environment the dressing room cannot thrive without the boardroom,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “In the Safa constitution‚ section 36.7‚ no club owner can be a Safa president for obvious conflict of interest reasons. Caf doesn’t have that provision‚ but from a governance and not constitutional point of view,” External link

businessday Monday, November 9, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “Ahmad Ahmad is a candidate and what will happen in the future is not known. We have clearly spelt out as to why we believe Patrice must be a candidate in this election. I tried to call Ahmad last night [Sunday] because I thought it was fair and I’m serving as his vice-president. It’s fair that I must inform him before I come to a press conference‚” “I had to text him saying that we’ve nominated Patrice as president and that was Safa’s decision. He said noted‚ so he is aware that we’re fielding a candidate” External link

businessday Monday, November 9, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We are Cosafa members. Where was that meeting held? I did speak to the Cosafa president where I said he can’t make announcements when you didn’t call your members for a meeting‚” External link

businessday Monday, November 9, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “His football and business success is well-documented,” External link

eagletribune Monday, November 9, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Association ) : “And so, the post continental and global football environment requires football commercial partners to re-examine the competition offering of CAF. It must improve its global profile and standing as a confederation of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and we believe that he is the candidate that can achieve this for the benefit of African football,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 9, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “He is the person that straddles both the boardroom and the dressing room. We think he is the most appropriate person that we could offer for the leadership of CAF,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 9, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “As I speak now our nomination and all required documentation are being delivered in Cairo (to Caf headquarters),” External link

citizen Monday, November 9, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : "The SAFA national executive committee approved on a round-robin basis by overwhelming majority the decision that we must support the candidature of of Patrice Motsepe for the position for the president of CAF," External link

news24 Monday, November 9, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “All coaches go through a rough patch and the same thing (criticism) happened to Pitso Mosimane, who is now considered our best coach having been hired by African giants Al Ahly,” External link

citizen Friday, October 23, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “That’s clearly an administration issue and must be resolved; you cannot at international level. And I think it’s a mindset that when it’s a friendly match and a training match, everything goes down. And we must step it up,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, October 12, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “With most of our Banyana Banyana players playing overseas, South Africa will be looking to qualify for their second consecutive FIFA World Cup in 2023 after the France 2019 expedition. These are exciting times for women’s football, not only in South Africa but on the continent,” External link

citizen Friday, September 11, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Sundowns Football Club for being true champions. This is their third league title on the trot and 10th overall and well done to coach Pitso Mosimane and his technical team for leading the team to the top again,” External link

citizen Sunday, September 6, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan concluded : “When our clubs do well in Caf tournaments, it rubs off our national teams especially the senior men’s national team, Bafana Bafana,” External link

citizen Sunday, September 6, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We are all heartbroken, gutted, and feeling empty. Sbusiso Mseleku was a giant in every right. He is the one who coined the name ‘Bafana Bafana’ for our senior men’s national team. He was among the highly respected writers and commentators within the sports industry. South Africa is poorer without him. We have been plunged into mourning,” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “Sbusiso was a sports person through and through. Even when he left City Press , a publication he served with distinction, he went on to form his own digital sports company and was feeding various media houses in South Africa and on the continent, including Safa with his distinct content,” “To his family, I say, we are all grieving with you on this huge loss. Here is an individual who has run his race. May his soul rest in peace,” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Andrew Mlangeni ) : “We celebrated Bab’ Mlangeni’s 95th birthday’s last month and little did we know that this will be his last but he has run his race and we are grateful of the legacy he left behind. May his soul RIP,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 23, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan commented ( about Andrew Mlangeni ) : “My thoughts and the football family’s thoughts are with the Mlangeni family. Here is a selfless man who dedicated his entire life to an equal and free society,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 23, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Nathi Mthethwa ) : "Minister Mthethwa was clear in his directive when he gave the go-ahead for teams to resume training and that was that there needs to be full compliance," External link

msn-uk Monday, July 6, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “I haven’t paid a bribe or taken a bribe from anybody in my life. We don’t know who is mentioned there (in the US indictment). And I don’t want to assume that I am mentioned,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan recalls : “Fifa was formed in 1904 and it took exactly 100 years for Africa to be awarded its first World Cup,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan says : “People forget that in 2008 most of the world’s markets collapsed with American banks foreclosing,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “It took 100 years… and the reason for that is a doubt that had been created around Africans and the African continent that they don’t have the capacity and they will never deliver the infrastructure,” “This is something that we have to contend with – Afro-pessimism” External link

citizen Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “After 2010, Africa became a destination for tourism, for investment for trade,” “The environment has changed from a hopeless continent to a hopeful continent, a continent of the future and now, no one can ignore the African continent” External link

citizen Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The infrastructure legacy together with 25 new hotels, which have been built, places this country with some of the best infrastructure on the continent,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “He was already very frail and sick, but he insisted… he must be there,” “Of course, that was his last public appearance. He never appeared in public again” External link

citizen Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told ( about Nelson Mandela ) : "We really took a chance to again bring Nelson Mandela to the announcement ceremony of the host country in Zurich, because we weren't sure we'd win after narrowly losing out to Germany before," External link

news24 Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan adds : "A strange thing happened, where for the first time in international football, immediately after we were awarded the event, there were calls for a 'Plan B' for South Africa," "So I think the eventual success of the event helped to dismiss Afro-pessimism and all the negativity around us as hosts" External link

news24 Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "It was the most unifying moment in the history of South Africa," External link

news24 Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "It took 100 years... and the reason for that is a doubt that had been created around Africans and the African continent that they don't have the capacity and they will never deliver the infrastructure," "This is something that we have to contend with - Afro-pessimism" External link

ahram-EN Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "After 2010, Africa became a destination for tourism, for investment for trade," "The environment has changed from a hopeless continent to a hopeful continent, a continent of the future and now, no one can ignore the African continent" External link

ahram-EN Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The infrastructure legacy together with 25 new hotels, which have been built, places this country with some of the best infrastructure on the continent," External link

ahram-EN Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "He was already very frail and sick, but he insisted... he must be there," "Of course, that was his last public appearance. He never appeared in public again" External link

ahram-EN Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "It took 100 years... and the reason for that is a doubt that had been created around Africans and the African continent that they don't have the capacity and they will never deliver the infrastructure," "This is something that we have to contend with - Afro-pessimism" External link

modernghana Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "After 2010, Africa became a destination for tourism, for investment for trade," "The environment has changed from a hopeless continent to a hopeful continent, a continent of the future and now, no one can ignore the African continent" External link

modernghana Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The infrastructure legacy together with 25 new hotels, which have been built, places this country with some of the best infrastructure on the continent," External link

modernghana Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "He was already very frail and sick, but he insisted... he must be there," "Of course, that was his last public appearance. He never appeared in public again" External link

modernghana Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "It took 100 years... and the reason for that is a doubt that had been created around Africans and the African continent that they don't have the capacity and they will never deliver the infrastructure," "This is something that we have to contend with - Afro-pessimism" External link

afp-en Thursday, June 11, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "After 2010, Africa became a destination for tourism, for investment for trade," "The environment has changed from a hopeless continent to a hopeful continent, a continent of the future and now, no one can ignore the African continent" External link

afp-en Thursday, June 11, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The infrastructure legacy together with 25 new hotels, which have been built, places this country with some of the best infrastructure on the continent," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 11, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "He was already very frail and sick, but he insisted... he must be there," "Of course, that was his last public appearance. He never appeared in public again" External link

afp-en Thursday, June 11, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "We celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2010 Soccer World Cup at a very difficult time for our country and for the world, as we battle the devastating impact of the coronavirus. " External link

news24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “There was never money taken away from the delivery of essential services. The money that built the World Cup was always intended for new infrastructure,” External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We changed the negative perception about the country and tourism has been a major winner since,” External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan admitted : “That not a single African country got past the first round at the last World Cup in Russia is a great worry,” External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “There was never money taken away from the delivery of essential services. The money that built the World Cup was always intended for new infrastructure,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We changed the negative perception about the country and tourism has been a major winner since,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan admitted : “That not a single African country got past the first round at the last World Cup in Russia is a great worry,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “There was never money taken away from the delivery of essential services. The money that built the World Cup was always intended for new infrastructure,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We changed the negative perception about the country and tourism has been a major winner since,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “There was never money taken away from the delivery of essential services. The money that built the World Cup was always intended for new infrastructure,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 9, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We changed the negative perception about the country, and tourism has been a major winner since,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 9, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan admitted : “That not a single African country got past the first round at the last World Cup in Russia is a great worry,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 9, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “There was never money taken away from the delivery of essential services. The money that built the World Cup was always intended for new infrastructure,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We changed the negative perception about the country and tourism has been a major winner since,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan admitted : “That not a single African country got past the first round at the last World Cup in Russia is a great worry,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “You can imagine the minister of sport goes to the Cabinet and makes a presentation – for example, for golf he made a single presentation‚ rugby single‚ cricket single; football two presentations. It’s not possible,” “So, we said‚ ‘No‚ let’s have a meeting and have a single position’‚ so that the minister is not confronted with a problem that is not his” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “I phoned him. I spoke to him. In fact, I spoke to him on Saturday again because he told me his team has now been relegated — he’s trying to get somewhere else‚ and he wants to come back to the country now‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan insisted ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “You can’t just look on the field but you must also think of the spectators. If Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates play behind closed doors the 90 000 supporters that were supposed to get to FNB Stadium, where will they go? Are they sitting at home? They’ll go to the shebeens and taverns,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 10, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan explained : “If Chiefs win the league, the supporters will go to the street and go crazy. It’s a complicated thing. That’s why you must think about all these things. That’s why you can’t just say you must ‘sanitise the stadium, test people and players before they go to the stadium,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 10, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "You can't just look on the field but you must also think of the spectators. If Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates play behind closed doors, the 90 000 supporters that were supposed to get to FNB Stadium, where will they go? Are they sitting at home? They'll go to the shebeens and taverns. " External link

news24 Saturday, May 9, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “I had a conversation with the chairman of the league and said we have to come together,” “The South African league has aligned with Europe, because when we then have national team games, all of our players are match-fit. Tthere is also the question of promotion and relegation, from the NFD to the ABC Motsepe League and the PSL to the NFD, that has to be co-ordinated” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 7, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "We were confident that with so many high-quality stars in the South African Olympic squad, this team could have made it to the second round and knock-out stages of the Tokyo Olympics," External link

irishsun Wednesday, March 25, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “This is because the European season ends just like our season in June, as FIFA have said the season might run into August , then they are looking to have a transfer window in September so that the players are not out of contracts when they have to finish the season,” External link

times-co-sz Monday, March 23, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “So, for the players to perform, they must be healthy and fit. Top priority is to have healthy and fit players. If there’s any threat to the good and health of players, tackle it quickly before it affects business,” External link

times-co-sz Monday, March 23, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “We have seen the terrible situation in Italy and other places so while we still have the chance to mitigate the consequences of coronavirus, we have to try,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 23, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This situation is not unique to South Africa,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 23, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “It’s like a plane taking off‚ this virus‚” External link

businessday Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “We cannot place the burden on the player to decide whether to play. We have a responsibility to govern football and protect the player,” “We cannot sit and discuss with Caf and Fifa to postpone matches‚ and when it comes to our own federation‚ where we see that there is inadequate provision for the players’ health‚ matches must proceed” External link

businessday Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "Of course, the referee's health must also be considered. And you see, the problem with the referees is that many of them are travelling by referees," External link

irishsun Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "Our position is the interest and health of the players because for us that comes first," External link

irishsun Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We have a responsibility to govern football and therefore protect the players,” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "Our position is the interest and health of the players because for us that comes first," External link

irishsun Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "I was supposed to meet the chairman at 09:30 today (Wednesday), but he indicated that he was no longer available," External link

irishsun Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Mohammed VI ) : “The Mohammed VI Complex is an extraordinary facility, the (Moroccan) government invested millions of US dollars in this project, you can see the quality of the project – the stand-alone hotel,” External link

moroccoworldnews Monday, February 10, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan wrote ( about Association ) : “The South African Football Association wishes to express our sincere congratulations on your election to the position of president of the Zimbabwean Football Association,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “Zambia is one of the nations which plays really well in the Southern region and you were able to beat them in their own backyard without conceding,” External link

citizen Friday, January 31, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “I phoned yesterday to confirm where exactly the Caf meeting will be, because as vice-president (of Caf) I am supposed to attend … I am awaiting confirmation,” “I cannot, as president of the association, have one position for the (futsal) team, and have another as an individual. I must honour the decision of the association. It applies to me as much as it applies to the team” External link

citizen Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “Let us not distract from the achievement of the players, they were in a tough group, with Cote D’Ivoire, Nigeria and Zambia, and they had to overcome Ghana (in the third-place play-off). These are not small achievements, and sometimes we underestimate them by diverting and introducing issues that have nothing to do with performance,” External link

citizen Sunday, November 24, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "Russell Paul has been at World Cups. He's worked in virtually all FIFA competitions. Of course, the Qatar World Cup will bring its own challenges but he will take his experience him. We wish him the best and appreciate his contribution to SAFA, " External link

irishsun Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “I think that is a difficult issue because, at the time when the father was there, he said that we had hoped that this matter would be resolved, and we would know who the perpetrators are,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "Like every journey, every stop along the way is important, but you must not forget the destination and you can't put reverse gears when you want to move forward," External link

nampa Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:44:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "I would like to thank the CAF President for his display of confidence and trust in my ability to assist with addressing the challenges of African football, of which I am looking forward to," External link

irishsun Friday, July 19, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We last participated in Afcon in 2015. In that Afcon in Equatorial Guinea we dropped out in the first round‚” External link

businessday Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “With the group stages behind us now, the team is where the entire country and Safa wanted them to be in the last 16 where they will face another major hurdle, the hosts and also seven-time champions of this tournament,” External link

citizen Saturday, July 6, 2019 6:56:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "Despite the team having being drawn in what many pundits termed the 'Group of Death,' with the likes of Morocco and Ivory Coast (both of whom have won the Afcon tournament), Bafana Bafana qualified for the round of 16. " External link

eyewitness-news Friday, July 5, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We expect them to go to the second round‚ at least,” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:19:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We expect them to go to the second round at least," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 3, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This will go a long way towards closing the pay gap between the men and women footballers in this country and it is a happy day for SA football‚” External link

businessday Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “You have not won your match but you have made the crowd that was here and everybody who was watching very happy. You have changed the face of women’s football in this country forever. For people to use their hard-earned money to get into public transport or drive their cars to the stadium, means you are doing something right,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 9, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “In 1994 the US hosted the men’s World Cup and they hosted the women’s World Cup in 1999‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan asked : “How is it that a banker‚ a teacher or any other professional is taxed the same as a footballer on the same salary, but they don’t have the same lifespan?” “Footballers don’t have the same benefits such as car‚ housing‚ medical aid and other allowances. So‚ we must meet with government as soon as possible to address this issue. I don’t want this meeting to be another talkshop‚ but have meaningful outcomes. We need to organise ourselves” External link

businessday Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “Already we have an issue as to whether we should launch the national league in May, and they [clubs] release players to go to the World Cup,” “That won’t give a good competitive impression of the league. We are considering that, shouldn’t we wait for the World Cup to be over and then launch the league? So that we can have all the star players back” External link

mg Friday, January 25, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We could not have put together a better preparation for this team to go to the World Cup,” External link

businessday Thursday, January 17, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This is a sad day for South African football. [Masinga was] a loyal servant of the game, on and off the field of play” External link

maravipost Monday, January 14, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We have lost a giant of South African football. This is a sad day for our football‚" External link

businessday Monday, January 14, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "I am really gutted. I saw him last Sunday and although he was not feeling well‚ he was in good spirits and I promised to visit him again sometime this week and now our hero is gone‚" External link

businessday Monday, January 14, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We have lost a giant of South African football. This is a sad day and I am gutted. " External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 13, 2019 10:43:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We have lost a giant of South African football. This is a sad day and I am gutted. " External link

afp-english Sunday, January 13, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This is a sad day for South African football. [Masinga was] a loyal servant of the game, on and off the field of play” External link

nyasatimes Sunday, January 13, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We have lost a giant of South African Football, this is a sad day for our football,” External link

news24 Sunday, January 13, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan déclaré : "C'est un triste jour pour le football sud-africain" External link

bbc-french-africa Sunday, January 13, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "If you compare South Africa with Egypt, we clearly have an advantage because we have the infrastructure, the experience ... just everything in place," External link

news24 Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "The politics are another matter. Arab countries are very entrenched and CAF's headquarters are in Cairo" External link

news24 Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "Mediation, as suggested by Ms Ferguson, runs the risk that the public will perceive that there is a cover-up away from the glare of public scrutiny; and that there is one law for the powerful and another for the masses," External link

enca Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:18:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan dit : "Mais avant tout, il faut gagner ce samedi contre les Etalons" External link

APS Thursday, October 5, 2017 4:50:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This is good for the game. Africa has simply synchronized its calendar with the rest of the world and this will benefit Africa a great deal. We are likely to witness more competitive tournaments with more viewership and definitely more revenue,” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, July 28, 2017 2:24:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “So co-operation and competition are two sides of what is required to see progress in football. And these gatherings give us the opportunity to discuss, to exchange ideas, to look at the future of African football and the direction of African football,” External link

herald Friday, February 24, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “And many other countries, Uganda did well and we look forward to more progress on the African continent particularly in Southern Africa where we are part of the members of COSAFA and CECAFA,” External link

herald Friday, February 24, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “So co-operation and competition are two sides of what is required to see progress in football. And these gatherings give us the opportunity to discuss, to exchange ideas, to look at the future of African football and the direction of African football,” External link

herald Friday, February 24, 2017 7:17:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “And many other countries, Uganda did well and we look forward to more progress on the African continent particularly in Southern Africa where we are part of the members of COSAFA and CECAFA,” External link

herald Friday, February 24, 2017 7:17:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We must find a core group of players in that age category that must be exposed to a sustained international programme so that by the time we qualify for Qatar they should form the core of the Bafana Bafana team and the first step towards that goal is to participate in the U-20 Afcon,” External link

mg Friday, February 24, 2017 4:21:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “There was never going to be an easy draw but I am very happy with this one,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, January 17, 2017 5:49:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This pressure on revenue, when combined with the cost of supporting successful national teams without sponsors and funding development in line with our commitment, has meant that we have this year reported a loss position in our finances of some R40 million,” External link

news24 Tuesday, December 13, 2016 11:59:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "We wish the six people who survived the air crash swift recovery and hope they will get well soon," External link

allafrica Friday, December 2, 2016 1:37:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "I want to wish Banyana Banyana all the best against Nigeria tonight. Our girls have been among the most consistent performers within our national teams and having qualified for the past two Editions of the Olympics, we are confident they have the measure of Nigeria. While Banyana Banyana have been a regular feature among the last four and finalists, this time they got into the penultimate stage in convincing fashion having demolished Egypt 5-0," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 29, 2016 7:32:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The South African Football Association, the football loving nation of South African and me in my capacity as President, would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you and express our pride at your nomination for the 2016 FIFA Puska Award and the CAF African Player of the Year which ranks you as one of the best in Africa 2016 Top 5. Your nominations are a true testament to your hard work, discipline and commitment to the game. The wonderful goal you scored against Cameroon, in the CAF Africa Cup of Nations match on 26 March 2016 and your nomination and your stewardship of Mamelodi Sundowns in the Champions League will continue to inspire young people in our country to aspire to be the best in the world," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 23, 2016 7:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “We have a high number of players playing around the world‚” External link

thetimes-za Monday, November 7, 2016 7:21:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "Nothing moves and touches the nation more than this sport hence it is imperative to recognise excellence of our young players, administrators and all those involved in sport. We need more Bafana Bafana players from this Region, we need more Banyana Banyana to come from here and many other junior national teams. But for the sport to continue growing, we need corporate South Africa to come to the party and help develop football," External link

allafrica Sunday, November 6, 2016 10:19:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "Don't worry about returning to work urgently, everything is in order. Take your time, don't rush things, we want you to fully recover and be in great condition. That is what we want from you," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:19:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "Don't worry about returning to work urgently, everything is in order," External link

bbc Wednesday, November 2, 2016 7:37:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "To club president Patrice Motsepe and coach Pitso Mosimane, I would like to say you deserve all the accolades and you truly led from the front," "This is a first for a South African club to qualify for the prestigious Fifa Club World Cup" External link

thetimes-za Tuesday, October 25, 2016 10:18:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan déclaré : "Cette victoire va nous servir et aider à rendre notre sélection plus compétitive" External link

APS Monday, October 24, 2016 5:40:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We trust he will pass through this challenge," External link

bbc Monday, October 17, 2016 6:02:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We trust he will pass through this challenge," External link

bbc Sunday, October 16, 2016 9:06:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : "The draw for the FIFA Club World Cup has already been conducted and if Sundowns win the two legs against Zamalek, they will meet New Zealand's Auckland City and next Champions of Japan in the FIFA Club World Cup," External link

allafrica Friday, October 14, 2016 4:47:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "Congratulations to the President, Mr Patrice Motsepe, the entire administration and technical staff of Sundowns" External link

allafrica Friday, October 14, 2016 4:47:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We have what it takes to compete and beat the best sides in the world," External link

irishsun Tuesday, October 4, 2016 3:09:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "They will push you hard but I know on your today you can be unstoppable. Set the ball rolling for the journey to Russia by competing and competing hard," External link

irishsun Tuesday, October 4, 2016 3:09:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "If you take care of the kids at school and help them to become balanced and realise their full potential... that is a contribution to society," External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 28, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "What the Kay Motsepe Cup has done is to bring that connection. If you give R1 million to the winning school, that school can fulfil its dreams ... and bring a better learning environment. We are happy to support and partner with the Basic Education and Motsepe Foundation," External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 28, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “If you take care of the kids at school and help them to become balanced and realise their full potential… that is a contribution to society,” External link

sanews Tuesday, September 27, 2016 4:04:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “What the Kay Motsepe Cup has done is to bring that connection. If you give R1 million to the winning school, that school can fulfil its dreams … and bring a better learning environment. We are happy to support and partner with the Basic Education and Motsepe Foundation,” External link

sanews Tuesday, September 27, 2016 4:04:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “There is no iota of truth in that statement. It is malicious, reckless and defamatory. We don’t deal with our matters through the media and if we do so, we will call a press conference to grant our journalists that information,” External link

news24 Saturday, September 17, 2016 9:50:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "The SAFA executive will discuss this matter on Wednesday," External link

bbc Saturday, September 17, 2016 4:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The first few minutes of the first game at those finals against Algeria, I thought, ‘Wow here we have a team’," External link

bdlive Monday, September 5, 2016 8:38:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "This annual tournament is in honour of one of the greatest icons ever to live in this world," External link

ahram-EN Friday, September 2, 2016 4:26:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan concluded ( about North ) : "Through this match, it helps us live this legacy because most of the proceeds go towards helping make a difference in the lives of our young children through the fund established by Madiba. Tata cherished the wellbeing of children and the needy and besides being a wonderful match pitting the South and North; it is an opportunity for the public to make a contribution towards a worthy cause," External link

ahram-EN Friday, September 2, 2016 4:26:00 PM EAT



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ancien maire de port elizabeth0.19%FR11/01/201701/11/2017
boss2.97%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
football association boss0.93%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
african football association boss0.93%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
south african football association boss0.93%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
south african football association president5.20%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
football association president4.46%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
african football association president1.86%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
member0.19%EN08/04/201704/08/2017
executive member0.19%EN08/04/201704/08/2017
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africa football association president0.74%EN03/17/201717/03/2017
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membre0.19%FR02/28/201728/02/2017
nigerian football federation chief0.19%EN02/25/201725/02/2017
chief2.23%EN02/23/201723/02/2017
head0.74%EN02/21/201721/02/2017
candidat0.19%FR02/20/201720/02/2017
mayor13.75%EN01/26/201726/01/2017
presidente da safa0.19%PT12/22/201622/12/2016
chief executive officer1.30%EN11/22/201622/11/2016
président0.93%FR11/05/201605/11/2016
administrator5.20%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
politician0.19%EN10/03/201603/10/2016
former defence minister0.37%EN08/25/201625/08/2016
representative0.19%EN08/08/201608/08/2016
rival0.19%EN08/08/201608/08/2016
opponent2.23%EN08/06/201606/08/2016
candidate7.81%EN08/05/201605/08/2016
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Danny JordaanEN71.01%
Danny JordaanFR16.34%
Danny JordaanEU11.85%
Danny JordaanPT0.54%
Dany JordaanDE0.09%
Dany JordaanES0.09%
Danny JordaanMT0.09%
Danny JoordanIT0.00%
Danny JoordaanPT0.00%
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Norman Mapeza said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : "You should be happy because the coach has put you in this position, so you need to be grateful," "I heard what [SAFA president] Danny Jordaan said about this project, so you need to be grateful about where the coach has taken you with this project" External link

news24 Friday, November 12, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Dominic Chimhavi explained ( about Danny Jordaan ) : "The recommendations of the technical committee were forwarded to the president [Danny Jordaan] and the administration last week" External link

news24 Monday, April 26, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : “Our differences with Morocco have never been personal. We continue to engage them‚ even on this matter. The Safa president [Jordaan] has engaged his counterpart there. Nobody won’t be engaged‚ including those that have candidates‚” External link

businessday Monday, November 9, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Phillip Chiyangwa said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : “Please talk to Danny Jordaan (Safa president) to get more information. Ask him, don’t waste time,” External link

newsday Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Itumeleng Khune said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : "Those were words of wisdom from Dr (Danny) Jordaan and it is now up to us to implement what he encouraged us to go - make the country proud," External link

allafrica Thursday, October 6, 2016 1:23:00 PM EAT

Athol Trollip said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : “It was this closed-door policy that allowed the former administration under Danny Jordaan and his Mayoral Committee Member for Budget and Treasury to claim that all was well in financial administration, when in actual fact they had plunged the municipality into financial insecurity with growing creditor and debtor lists, more and more write-offs of bad debt and diminishing revenue returns. We won't make the same mistakes as our predecessors and we are well on our way to solving these issues. In line with our manifesto promise, this new administration is delivering change by making sure that this government is entirely accountable to all residents and to the media at all levels of decision-making,” External link

iol Tuesday, October 4, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

Athol Trollip said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : "It was this closed-door policy that allowed the former administration under Danny Jordaan and his mayoral committee member for budget and treasury to claim that all was well in financial administration, when in actual fact they had plunged the municipality into financial insecurity with growing creditor and debtor lists, more and more write-offs of bad debt, and diminishing revenue returns," "We won’t make the same mistakes as our predecessors and we are well on our way to solving these issues. In line with our manifesto promise, this new administration is delivering change by making sure that this government is entirely accountable to all residents and to the media at all levels of decision making" External link

bdlive Monday, October 3, 2016 11:28:00 PM EAT

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Danny Jordaan said : "The bonus scheme was for the players, and the coaches will be rewarded according to their contract," "Staff members get bonuses that are linked to their contracts that are separate from the players" External link

news24 Friday, August 12, 2022 8:29:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “You have done extremely well winning away from home in the first leg against Comoros. It is now in your hands to finish the job and ultimately qualify for this Chan tournament. There are players who have only managed four or less caps for Bafana Bafana. You are still young and can work yourself in surpassing those numbers and hopefully earn more caps for Bafana Bafana. The work required in attaining that goal starts now, though you need to do well here and also excel in the upcoming Under-23 qualifiers,” External link

citizen Friday, July 29, 2022 1:29:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "If a team does well, it is easier to convince people that you're a footballing nation and you can accommodate the world," External link

deutschewelle-en Friday, July 29, 2022 10:51:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan asked : "When the Springboks won the Rugby World Cup, why didn't you ask them as to what was their bonus?," External link

news24 Thursday, July 28, 2022 4:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "There's no team that's a member of CAF. That doesn't exist. When Spain won the 2010 World Cup, the cheque went to the federation," External link

news24 Thursday, July 28, 2022 4:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "I was sitting in the meeting and I will give you the minutes. You are speaking to somebody who is the advisor to the CAF president," "I will write to CAF to say the people in the country say the prize money is US $500 000. May they please correct that, but not in a press statement, but in an official statement" External link

news24 Thursday, July 28, 2022 4:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We must work together to address this disparity between men and women in sport. On the African continent Sierra Leone became the first African country to pay men and women the same. " External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, July 26, 2022 11:19:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "How is it possible that when broadcast rights are paid for, the women's team is not accounted for?" External link

news24 Tuesday, July 26, 2022 4:14:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “On the African continent, Sierra Leone became the first African country to pay women and men the same, after an agreement between the government and the Sierra Leone football [association]. Brazil now is paying men and women equal. Norway has followed that route, England has gone that route and it’s time South Africa follows that route,” External link

3NewsGhana Tuesday, July 26, 2022 3:40:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The problem that we have is that the teams play the whole season and when the fixtures are finished and it’s time for promotion and relegation, then there are issues of matching fixing and other things,” External link

citizen Monday, July 4, 2022 2:48:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “I will not be here from 2026 to 2030,” External link

citizen Saturday, June 25, 2022 10:04:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We are going to pay R9.2m in bonuses for this team on the basis that they win the tournament. If they win Afcon we will pay R9.2m. If you look at the other costs, our total investment in this team for this tournament will be R10m,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:28:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We want the team to focus on the football issues before them. They must focus on playing and have nothing else to distract them from being the best team in the tournament,” “They have been to the 2019 Fifa World Cup in France and we want them to go to the 2023 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, and we want to wish them the very best” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:28:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The national coach‚ I had a meeting with him. He came to the congress and explained his position and apologised to the nation‚” “Maybe you should get the tape where the national coach himself was speaking on this issue” External link

businessday Monday, June 20, 2022 7:35:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “In 2018, we had nine days and now we have 14 days, and in truth some people started campaigning in 2019,” “They had four years of campaigning. So, it’s neither here nor there” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 7, 2022 7:46:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “We are delighted to launch this new partnership with Banxso. We have been impressed by Banxso’s ambition and drive to build such a successful business from just a start-up and see parallels between them and Bafana Bafana in how they strive for success. With their recent launch, we recognise that this is an exciting time for Banxso and Bafana Bafana partnership. This is a new and innovative chapter for all of us,” External link

thewhig Tuesday, May 24, 2022 6:53:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan rappelé : "L’Afrique a remporté à de nombreuses reprises des tournois de la FIFA des moins de 17 ans, moins de 20 ans et les Jeux olympiques, mais n’a jamais atteint la finale de la Coupe du monde masculine senior" External link

APS Tuesday, May 3, 2022 3:41:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "I'm sure the coach and Helman have their plans in place and we'll see," External link

news24 Wednesday, April 20, 2022 1:25:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : "We are following the success of both AmaZulu and Mamelodi Sundowns in the CAF Champions League and of course both of them are doing well," External link

news24 Friday, March 11, 2022 7:59:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The boys’ competition is something that Caf and world football governing body Fifa needs to look into,” External link

citizen Thursday, March 3, 2022 1:40:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “Age cheating is a problem but there isn’t much that we can do because all the players present official documents from their government. There were some big boys there. Caf will have to look into this matter,” External link

citizen Thursday, March 3, 2022 1:40:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “There are negotiations with a few top European countries, but ... at present we are not able to share any details,” External link

businessday Tuesday, January 18, 2022 6:14:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "FIFA issued a statement saying they would give us a decision on 23 November," External link

news24 Monday, November 29, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "The fact that they [haven't announced a decision] means there are other issues at play here. We asked FIFA for a thorough investigation [into Ndiaye's conduct]. " External link

news24 Monday, November 29, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “Fifa issued a statement saying they would give us a decision on November 23. What is the date today? It is November 28, isn’t it,” External link

businessday Sunday, November 28, 2021 11:10:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “In the back of our minds we knew our ladies would do it because from the word go, they looked the most complete side. The Hollywoodbets Super League, has done wonders in improving the standard of women’s football and more is to come,” External link

citizen Sunday, November 21, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “How is it that there’s a betting spike just before a major decision is taken and therefore people bet? They knew when to bet,” External link

punchng Thursday, November 18, 2021 6:18:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We are concerned with certain decisions in the match. We believe there was match manipulation at play," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "There was betting on the match. It is a fact that there was betting on the match," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “Was there any deliberate action of the wrong application of the laws in this particular match? We wanted him to demonstrate the point by analysing the referee’s decisions. Did the referee deliberately neglect to take a decision when he was required to in terms of the laws of the game, and did he ignore it with the intent to influence the outcome of a match?” External link

citizen Wednesday, November 17, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “We are very angry, we are very upset. We will fight this matter until the end. That’s why immediately after the match we informed the match commissioners that we are challenging this outcome,” External link

punchng Wednesday, November 17, 2021 4:15:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We had a great meeting with the Department of Health who will on Thursday guide the way in how we will achieve this, and do it in a manner that we all still remain safe. It will be marvel to see fans back in the stands,” External link

citizen Thursday, October 7, 2021 8:03:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We had a great meeting with the Department of Health who will on Thursday guide the way in how we will achieve this, and do it in a manner that we all remain safe," External link

news24 Tuesday, October 5, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “These two matches against Ethiopia are not just two decisive qualification matches but probably two of the most important matches in the long history of Bafana,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 5, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “It is important we observe all regulations and are in full compliance with the requirements as set out by the department of health and government,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 5, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “It’s just the beginning. This league must still grow, commercially, financially, and the rewards will come in the end. We have created this thing out of nothing and we are going to build it so that [South African] women’s football can rank among the best in the world,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Association ) : “We are gutted as the Association. Here was a young man, taken away at the prime of his career. Shaun was among the rising young officials and his passing on is a huge blow to the country, the continent and world,” External link

citizen Saturday, May 8, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We will ask him to come early next week, he will not only give you his technical team, but the full plan leading up to the preparation of the team," "You can then ask him in more detail with regards to his plans for the rebuilding of the team" External link

news24 Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We don't know anything of fallen negotiations. This is the first time we have announced the coach and the final decision-makers was the technical committee speaking to the NEC and it only happened on the day," "We're at a stage where some of the coaches are connected to clubs and they're coming to the end of their season. It's difficult to get them. It's like trying to transfer a player" External link

news24 Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan stated : “We don’t know of such negotiations. This is the first time that we have announced the coach. And it’s gone through the process. It only happened today. So, there’s no other negotiations,” “The other names, of course every day there was a different name, didn’t come from the National Executive Committee of Safa” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "One of the major aspects is that we have 65 players in Europe, nine of which would have been certain starters in the two matches against Ghana and Sudan," External link

news24 Friday, April 23, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "We have 10 national teams, Bafana is just one of them," External link

news24 Friday, April 23, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "He still is the last man to successfully guide South Africa to qualify for a World Cup tournament," External link

news24 Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "He was the coach of Real Madrid during the Galacticos era with star players such as Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo, David Beckham and Roberto Carlos" External link

news24 Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “Yes, we don’t have time, an announcement must be made once the NEC decides,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 20, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan explained : "They had their meeting, he [Technical Committee chairperson Jack Maluleka] is going to brief me his recommendation will go to the NEC the NEC will meet next week Friday. Hopefully then we will finalise the matter. " External link

news24 Sunday, April 18, 2021 6:07:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “I cannot comment on that. But I have been involved in a campaign to give you a World Cup‚ and now I have been involved in a campaign to give you [SA] the president of Caf for the first time in the history of Caf‚ after 65 years‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:34:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “They [African football heads] said‚ ‘Why do you bring an outsider? Why don’t you stand? Because you are a vice-president of Caf‚ which is one step away from being president‚” “So I said‚ ‘No‚ we have to analyse what the issues of Caf are now‚ what the remedies are‚ and who the best person is to resolve those’” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:34:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan says : “Our club teams have not concentrated on what the North Africans focus on, which is regarding the CAF Champions League as the most important competition for them,” External link

mg Monday, February 1, 2021 1:05:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : "Patrice has worked very hard. He's been to Egypt twice. He's been to East Africa. He's been to Qatar," External link

news24 Friday, January 22, 2021 8:38:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "When you say the dirty tricks will continue, you speak of them as if they have already started. We have to wait though as these are procedural and necessary processes. Let them complete the processes and if they need more time, let them do a thorough job," "The Zambian and Zimbabwean Football association presidents have teams at the African Nations Championship (Chan) and Patrice had an engagement with them but we feel pretty confident. We’ve got significant support from Cosafa nations, even though the downside is that we've yet to meet" External link

news24 Friday, January 22, 2021 8:38:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Jackson Mthembu ) : "I've known Mthembu for many years. He was a comrade and an activist. We were in parliament together. He was a special figure that stood out. He was a true South African and when we received the news, it was an extreme shock," "Within a few days, he was no more and we learn from the people who have passed on over the past few days. Many of them have passed on in a matter of three to five days. That shows that we must take extra care. I am the one who is talking, but I'm also the one who is flying up and down. One has to take what is happening very seriously" External link

news24 Friday, January 22, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The organisation of both the Amir Cup Final and the Asian Champions League Final was a great success from my point of view. I was particularly impressed with the management of spectators at the stadiums, showing strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, December 31, 2020 10:51:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The organisation of both the Amir Cup Final and the Asian Champions League Final was a great success from my point of view. I was particularly impressed with the management of spectators at the stadiums, showing strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, December 31, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The organisation of both the Amir Cup Final and the Asian Champions League Final was a great success from my point of view. I was particularly impressed with the management of spectators at the stadiums, showing strict adherence to the Covid-19 protocols” External link

gulf-times Thursday, December 31, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The organization of both the Amir Cup Final and the Asian Champions League Final was a great success from my point of view. I was particularly impressed with the management of spectators at the stadiums, showing strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols" "Qatar has really set the benchmark relating to the safe return of large numbers of fans to stadiums during these unprecedented times. The lessons learned can only serve to help us all get sports fans back in the stands as soon as possible to enjoy the game they love," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, December 30, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “If you look at what is happening in Europe‚ they started bringing fans back to stadiums but they were forced to reverse their decisions because of the second wave of Covid-19‚” External link

businessday Thursday, December 17, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This is an uncertain period and I cannot tell you when fans will be back inside stadiums‚” External link

businessday Thursday, December 17, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “I am still trying to ascertain facts of what really transpired, but this is terrible news for football. Condolences to Sundowns, his family and entire football family” External link

iol Monday, December 14, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan commented ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “I am still trying to ascertain facts of what really transpired but this is terrible news for football. Condolences to Sundowns, his family and entire football family,” External link

citizen Sunday, December 13, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We have lost a number of our players through road accidents and I cannot explain enough the importance of adhering to speed limits and other driving regulations. Do not drink and drive. Do not speed, and take rest when you’re tired‚” External link

businessday Monday, November 23, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We are convinced that his business acumen, his strict observance of governance, his legal training, his global business network and his commitment and love for African and world football makes him a revolutionary choice for the leadership of African football,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, November 15, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan adds : “African football must achieve higher revenue levels for the benefit of its members. It must improve its global profile and standing in the confederation of Fifa,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, November 15, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The same, you go to Argentina, who are they talking about? Maradonna... Messi will be forgotten!" External link

news24 Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “His football and business success is well recorded in our continent and in the world,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “His participation in the giving pledge with global billionaires, highlights his commitment to contribute to the improvement and upliftment of the living conditions of the poor, unemployed and marginalised in Africa and globally. Motsepe’s partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation as part of Nelson Mandela’s 100-year celebration in 2018 resulted in him bringing Barcelona Football Club to play against Mamelodi Sundowns FC in front of 90 000 football spectators and the match being watched in many countries in Africa and globally,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : “Our nomination of Patrice Motsepe moves him from the boardroom to the dressing room recognising that in the Covid environment the dressing room cannot thrive without the boardroom,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “In the Safa constitution‚ section 36.7‚ no club owner can be a Safa president for obvious conflict of interest reasons. Caf doesn’t have that provision‚ but from a governance and not constitutional point of view,” External link

businessday Monday, November 9, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “Ahmad Ahmad is a candidate and what will happen in the future is not known. We have clearly spelt out as to why we believe Patrice must be a candidate in this election. I tried to call Ahmad last night [Sunday] because I thought it was fair and I’m serving as his vice-president. It’s fair that I must inform him before I come to a press conference‚” “I had to text him saying that we’ve nominated Patrice as president and that was Safa’s decision. He said noted‚ so he is aware that we’re fielding a candidate” External link

businessday Monday, November 9, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We are Cosafa members. Where was that meeting held? I did speak to the Cosafa president where I said he can’t make announcements when you didn’t call your members for a meeting‚” External link

businessday Monday, November 9, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “His football and business success is well-documented,” External link

eagletribune Monday, November 9, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Association ) : “And so, the post continental and global football environment requires football commercial partners to re-examine the competition offering of CAF. It must improve its global profile and standing as a confederation of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and we believe that he is the candidate that can achieve this for the benefit of African football,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 9, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “He is the person that straddles both the boardroom and the dressing room. We think he is the most appropriate person that we could offer for the leadership of CAF,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 9, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “As I speak now our nomination and all required documentation are being delivered in Cairo (to Caf headquarters),” External link

citizen Monday, November 9, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told ( about Patrice Motsepe ) : "The SAFA national executive committee approved on a round-robin basis by overwhelming majority the decision that we must support the candidature of of Patrice Motsepe for the position for the president of CAF," External link

news24 Monday, November 9, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “All coaches go through a rough patch and the same thing (criticism) happened to Pitso Mosimane, who is now considered our best coach having been hired by African giants Al Ahly,” External link

citizen Friday, October 23, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “That’s clearly an administration issue and must be resolved; you cannot at international level. And I think it’s a mindset that when it’s a friendly match and a training match, everything goes down. And we must step it up,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, October 12, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “With most of our Banyana Banyana players playing overseas, South Africa will be looking to qualify for their second consecutive FIFA World Cup in 2023 after the France 2019 expedition. These are exciting times for women’s football, not only in South Africa but on the continent,” External link

citizen Friday, September 11, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Sundowns Football Club for being true champions. This is their third league title on the trot and 10th overall and well done to coach Pitso Mosimane and his technical team for leading the team to the top again,” External link

citizen Sunday, September 6, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan concluded : “When our clubs do well in Caf tournaments, it rubs off our national teams especially the senior men’s national team, Bafana Bafana,” External link

citizen Sunday, September 6, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We are all heartbroken, gutted, and feeling empty. Sbusiso Mseleku was a giant in every right. He is the one who coined the name ‘Bafana Bafana’ for our senior men’s national team. He was among the highly respected writers and commentators within the sports industry. South Africa is poorer without him. We have been plunged into mourning,” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “Sbusiso was a sports person through and through. Even when he left City Press , a publication he served with distinction, he went on to form his own digital sports company and was feeding various media houses in South Africa and on the continent, including Safa with his distinct content,” “To his family, I say, we are all grieving with you on this huge loss. Here is an individual who has run his race. May his soul rest in peace,” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Andrew Mlangeni ) : “We celebrated Bab’ Mlangeni’s 95th birthday’s last month and little did we know that this will be his last but he has run his race and we are grateful of the legacy he left behind. May his soul RIP,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 23, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan commented ( about Andrew Mlangeni ) : “My thoughts and the football family’s thoughts are with the Mlangeni family. Here is a selfless man who dedicated his entire life to an equal and free society,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 23, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Nathi Mthethwa ) : "Minister Mthethwa was clear in his directive when he gave the go-ahead for teams to resume training and that was that there needs to be full compliance," External link

msn-uk Monday, July 6, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “I haven’t paid a bribe or taken a bribe from anybody in my life. We don’t know who is mentioned there (in the US indictment). And I don’t want to assume that I am mentioned,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan recalls : “Fifa was formed in 1904 and it took exactly 100 years for Africa to be awarded its first World Cup,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan says : “People forget that in 2008 most of the world’s markets collapsed with American banks foreclosing,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “It took 100 years… and the reason for that is a doubt that had been created around Africans and the African continent that they don’t have the capacity and they will never deliver the infrastructure,” “This is something that we have to contend with – Afro-pessimism” External link

citizen Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “After 2010, Africa became a destination for tourism, for investment for trade,” “The environment has changed from a hopeless continent to a hopeful continent, a continent of the future and now, no one can ignore the African continent” External link

citizen Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “The infrastructure legacy together with 25 new hotels, which have been built, places this country with some of the best infrastructure on the continent,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “He was already very frail and sick, but he insisted… he must be there,” “Of course, that was his last public appearance. He never appeared in public again” External link

citizen Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told ( about Nelson Mandela ) : "We really took a chance to again bring Nelson Mandela to the announcement ceremony of the host country in Zurich, because we weren't sure we'd win after narrowly losing out to Germany before," External link

news24 Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan adds : "A strange thing happened, where for the first time in international football, immediately after we were awarded the event, there were calls for a 'Plan B' for South Africa," "So I think the eventual success of the event helped to dismiss Afro-pessimism and all the negativity around us as hosts" External link

news24 Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "It was the most unifying moment in the history of South Africa," External link

news24 Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "It took 100 years... and the reason for that is a doubt that had been created around Africans and the African continent that they don't have the capacity and they will never deliver the infrastructure," "This is something that we have to contend with - Afro-pessimism" External link

ahram-EN Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "After 2010, Africa became a destination for tourism, for investment for trade," "The environment has changed from a hopeless continent to a hopeful continent, a continent of the future and now, no one can ignore the African continent" External link

ahram-EN Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The infrastructure legacy together with 25 new hotels, which have been built, places this country with some of the best infrastructure on the continent," External link

ahram-EN Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "He was already very frail and sick, but he insisted... he must be there," "Of course, that was his last public appearance. He never appeared in public again" External link

ahram-EN Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "It took 100 years... and the reason for that is a doubt that had been created around Africans and the African continent that they don't have the capacity and they will never deliver the infrastructure," "This is something that we have to contend with - Afro-pessimism" External link

modernghana Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "After 2010, Africa became a destination for tourism, for investment for trade," "The environment has changed from a hopeless continent to a hopeful continent, a continent of the future and now, no one can ignore the African continent" External link

modernghana Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The infrastructure legacy together with 25 new hotels, which have been built, places this country with some of the best infrastructure on the continent," External link

modernghana Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "He was already very frail and sick, but he insisted... he must be there," "Of course, that was his last public appearance. He never appeared in public again" External link

modernghana Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "It took 100 years... and the reason for that is a doubt that had been created around Africans and the African continent that they don't have the capacity and they will never deliver the infrastructure," "This is something that we have to contend with - Afro-pessimism" External link

afp-en Thursday, June 11, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "After 2010, Africa became a destination for tourism, for investment for trade," "The environment has changed from a hopeless continent to a hopeful continent, a continent of the future and now, no one can ignore the African continent" External link

afp-en Thursday, June 11, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The infrastructure legacy together with 25 new hotels, which have been built, places this country with some of the best infrastructure on the continent," External link

afp-en Thursday, June 11, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "He was already very frail and sick, but he insisted... he must be there," "Of course, that was his last public appearance. He never appeared in public again" External link

afp-en Thursday, June 11, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "We celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2010 Soccer World Cup at a very difficult time for our country and for the world, as we battle the devastating impact of the coronavirus. " External link

news24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “There was never money taken away from the delivery of essential services. The money that built the World Cup was always intended for new infrastructure,” External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We changed the negative perception about the country and tourism has been a major winner since,” External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan admitted : “That not a single African country got past the first round at the last World Cup in Russia is a great worry,” External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “There was never money taken away from the delivery of essential services. The money that built the World Cup was always intended for new infrastructure,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We changed the negative perception about the country and tourism has been a major winner since,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan admitted : “That not a single African country got past the first round at the last World Cup in Russia is a great worry,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “There was never money taken away from the delivery of essential services. The money that built the World Cup was always intended for new infrastructure,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We changed the negative perception about the country and tourism has been a major winner since,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “There was never money taken away from the delivery of essential services. The money that built the World Cup was always intended for new infrastructure,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 9, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We changed the negative perception about the country, and tourism has been a major winner since,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 9, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan admitted : “That not a single African country got past the first round at the last World Cup in Russia is a great worry,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 9, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “There was never money taken away from the delivery of essential services. The money that built the World Cup was always intended for new infrastructure,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We changed the negative perception about the country and tourism has been a major winner since,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan admitted : “That not a single African country got past the first round at the last World Cup in Russia is a great worry,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “You can imagine the minister of sport goes to the Cabinet and makes a presentation – for example, for golf he made a single presentation‚ rugby single‚ cricket single; football two presentations. It’s not possible,” “So, we said‚ ‘No‚ let’s have a meeting and have a single position’‚ so that the minister is not confronted with a problem that is not his” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “I phoned him. I spoke to him. In fact, I spoke to him on Saturday again because he told me his team has now been relegated — he’s trying to get somewhere else‚ and he wants to come back to the country now‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan insisted ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “You can’t just look on the field but you must also think of the spectators. If Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates play behind closed doors the 90 000 supporters that were supposed to get to FNB Stadium, where will they go? Are they sitting at home? They’ll go to the shebeens and taverns,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 10, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan explained : “If Chiefs win the league, the supporters will go to the street and go crazy. It’s a complicated thing. That’s why you must think about all these things. That’s why you can’t just say you must ‘sanitise the stadium, test people and players before they go to the stadium,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 10, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "You can't just look on the field but you must also think of the spectators. If Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates play behind closed doors, the 90 000 supporters that were supposed to get to FNB Stadium, where will they go? Are they sitting at home? They'll go to the shebeens and taverns. " External link

news24 Saturday, May 9, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “I had a conversation with the chairman of the league and said we have to come together,” “The South African league has aligned with Europe, because when we then have national team games, all of our players are match-fit. Tthere is also the question of promotion and relegation, from the NFD to the ABC Motsepe League and the PSL to the NFD, that has to be co-ordinated” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 7, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "We were confident that with so many high-quality stars in the South African Olympic squad, this team could have made it to the second round and knock-out stages of the Tokyo Olympics," External link

irishsun Wednesday, March 25, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “This is because the European season ends just like our season in June, as FIFA have said the season might run into August , then they are looking to have a transfer window in September so that the players are not out of contracts when they have to finish the season,” External link

times-co-sz Monday, March 23, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “So, for the players to perform, they must be healthy and fit. Top priority is to have healthy and fit players. If there’s any threat to the good and health of players, tackle it quickly before it affects business,” External link

times-co-sz Monday, March 23, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “We have seen the terrible situation in Italy and other places so while we still have the chance to mitigate the consequences of coronavirus, we have to try,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 23, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This situation is not unique to South Africa,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 23, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “It’s like a plane taking off‚ this virus‚” External link

businessday Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “We cannot place the burden on the player to decide whether to play. We have a responsibility to govern football and protect the player,” “We cannot sit and discuss with Caf and Fifa to postpone matches‚ and when it comes to our own federation‚ where we see that there is inadequate provision for the players’ health‚ matches must proceed” External link

businessday Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "Of course, the referee's health must also be considered. And you see, the problem with the referees is that many of them are travelling by referees," External link

irishsun Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "Our position is the interest and health of the players because for us that comes first," External link

irishsun Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We have a responsibility to govern football and therefore protect the players,” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "Our position is the interest and health of the players because for us that comes first," External link

irishsun Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "I was supposed to meet the chairman at 09:30 today (Wednesday), but he indicated that he was no longer available," External link

irishsun Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Mohammed VI ) : “The Mohammed VI Complex is an extraordinary facility, the (Moroccan) government invested millions of US dollars in this project, you can see the quality of the project – the stand-alone hotel,” External link

moroccoworldnews Monday, February 10, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan wrote ( about Association ) : “The South African Football Association wishes to express our sincere congratulations on your election to the position of president of the Zimbabwean Football Association,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “Zambia is one of the nations which plays really well in the Southern region and you were able to beat them in their own backyard without conceding,” External link

citizen Friday, January 31, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “I phoned yesterday to confirm where exactly the Caf meeting will be, because as vice-president (of Caf) I am supposed to attend … I am awaiting confirmation,” “I cannot, as president of the association, have one position for the (futsal) team, and have another as an individual. I must honour the decision of the association. It applies to me as much as it applies to the team” External link

citizen Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : “Let us not distract from the achievement of the players, they were in a tough group, with Cote D’Ivoire, Nigeria and Zambia, and they had to overcome Ghana (in the third-place play-off). These are not small achievements, and sometimes we underestimate them by diverting and introducing issues that have nothing to do with performance,” External link

citizen Sunday, November 24, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "Russell Paul has been at World Cups. He's worked in virtually all FIFA competitions. Of course, the Qatar World Cup will bring its own challenges but he will take his experience him. We wish him the best and appreciate his contribution to SAFA, " External link

irishsun Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “I think that is a difficult issue because, at the time when the father was there, he said that we had hoped that this matter would be resolved, and we would know who the perpetrators are,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "Like every journey, every stop along the way is important, but you must not forget the destination and you can't put reverse gears when you want to move forward," External link

nampa Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:44:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "I would like to thank the CAF President for his display of confidence and trust in my ability to assist with addressing the challenges of African football, of which I am looking forward to," External link

irishsun Friday, July 19, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We last participated in Afcon in 2015. In that Afcon in Equatorial Guinea we dropped out in the first round‚” External link

businessday Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “With the group stages behind us now, the team is where the entire country and Safa wanted them to be in the last 16 where they will face another major hurdle, the hosts and also seven-time champions of this tournament,” External link

citizen Saturday, July 6, 2019 6:56:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "Despite the team having being drawn in what many pundits termed the 'Group of Death,' with the likes of Morocco and Ivory Coast (both of whom have won the Afcon tournament), Bafana Bafana qualified for the round of 16. " External link

eyewitness-news Friday, July 5, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We expect them to go to the second round‚ at least,” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:19:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We expect them to go to the second round at least," External link

news24 Wednesday, July 3, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This will go a long way towards closing the pay gap between the men and women footballers in this country and it is a happy day for SA football‚” External link

businessday Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “You have not won your match but you have made the crowd that was here and everybody who was watching very happy. You have changed the face of women’s football in this country forever. For people to use their hard-earned money to get into public transport or drive their cars to the stadium, means you are doing something right,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 9, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “In 1994 the US hosted the men’s World Cup and they hosted the women’s World Cup in 1999‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan asked : “How is it that a banker‚ a teacher or any other professional is taxed the same as a footballer on the same salary, but they don’t have the same lifespan?” “Footballers don’t have the same benefits such as car‚ housing‚ medical aid and other allowances. So‚ we must meet with government as soon as possible to address this issue. I don’t want this meeting to be another talkshop‚ but have meaningful outcomes. We need to organise ourselves” External link

businessday Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “Already we have an issue as to whether we should launch the national league in May, and they [clubs] release players to go to the World Cup,” “That won’t give a good competitive impression of the league. We are considering that, shouldn’t we wait for the World Cup to be over and then launch the league? So that we can have all the star players back” External link

mg Friday, January 25, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We could not have put together a better preparation for this team to go to the World Cup,” External link

businessday Thursday, January 17, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This is a sad day for South African football. [Masinga was] a loyal servant of the game, on and off the field of play” External link

maravipost Monday, January 14, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We have lost a giant of South African football. This is a sad day for our football‚" External link

businessday Monday, January 14, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "I am really gutted. I saw him last Sunday and although he was not feeling well‚ he was in good spirits and I promised to visit him again sometime this week and now our hero is gone‚" External link

businessday Monday, January 14, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We have lost a giant of South African football. This is a sad day and I am gutted. " External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 13, 2019 10:43:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We have lost a giant of South African football. This is a sad day and I am gutted. " External link

afp-english Sunday, January 13, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This is a sad day for South African football. [Masinga was] a loyal servant of the game, on and off the field of play” External link

nyasatimes Sunday, January 13, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We have lost a giant of South African Football, this is a sad day for our football,” External link

news24 Sunday, January 13, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan déclaré : "C'est un triste jour pour le football sud-africain" External link

bbc-french-africa Sunday, January 13, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "If you compare South Africa with Egypt, we clearly have an advantage because we have the infrastructure, the experience ... just everything in place," External link

news24 Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "The politics are another matter. Arab countries are very entrenched and CAF's headquarters are in Cairo" External link

news24 Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "Mediation, as suggested by Ms Ferguson, runs the risk that the public will perceive that there is a cover-up away from the glare of public scrutiny; and that there is one law for the powerful and another for the masses," External link

enca Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:18:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan dit : "Mais avant tout, il faut gagner ce samedi contre les Etalons" External link

APS Thursday, October 5, 2017 4:50:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This is good for the game. Africa has simply synchronized its calendar with the rest of the world and this will benefit Africa a great deal. We are likely to witness more competitive tournaments with more viewership and definitely more revenue,” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, July 28, 2017 2:24:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “So co-operation and competition are two sides of what is required to see progress in football. And these gatherings give us the opportunity to discuss, to exchange ideas, to look at the future of African football and the direction of African football,” External link

herald Friday, February 24, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “And many other countries, Uganda did well and we look forward to more progress on the African continent particularly in Southern Africa where we are part of the members of COSAFA and CECAFA,” External link

herald Friday, February 24, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “So co-operation and competition are two sides of what is required to see progress in football. And these gatherings give us the opportunity to discuss, to exchange ideas, to look at the future of African football and the direction of African football,” External link

herald Friday, February 24, 2017 7:17:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “And many other countries, Uganda did well and we look forward to more progress on the African continent particularly in Southern Africa where we are part of the members of COSAFA and CECAFA,” External link

herald Friday, February 24, 2017 7:17:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “We must find a core group of players in that age category that must be exposed to a sustained international programme so that by the time we qualify for Qatar they should form the core of the Bafana Bafana team and the first step towards that goal is to participate in the U-20 Afcon,” External link

mg Friday, February 24, 2017 4:21:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “There was never going to be an easy draw but I am very happy with this one,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, January 17, 2017 5:49:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “This pressure on revenue, when combined with the cost of supporting successful national teams without sponsors and funding development in line with our commitment, has meant that we have this year reported a loss position in our finances of some R40 million,” External link

news24 Tuesday, December 13, 2016 11:59:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "We wish the six people who survived the air crash swift recovery and hope they will get well soon," External link

allafrica Friday, December 2, 2016 1:37:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "I want to wish Banyana Banyana all the best against Nigeria tonight. Our girls have been among the most consistent performers within our national teams and having qualified for the past two Editions of the Olympics, we are confident they have the measure of Nigeria. While Banyana Banyana have been a regular feature among the last four and finalists, this time they got into the penultimate stage in convincing fashion having demolished Egypt 5-0," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 29, 2016 7:32:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The South African Football Association, the football loving nation of South African and me in my capacity as President, would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you and express our pride at your nomination for the 2016 FIFA Puska Award and the CAF African Player of the Year which ranks you as one of the best in Africa 2016 Top 5. Your nominations are a true testament to your hard work, discipline and commitment to the game. The wonderful goal you scored against Cameroon, in the CAF Africa Cup of Nations match on 26 March 2016 and your nomination and your stewardship of Mamelodi Sundowns in the Champions League will continue to inspire young people in our country to aspire to be the best in the world," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 23, 2016 7:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : “We have a high number of players playing around the world‚” External link

thetimes-za Monday, November 7, 2016 7:21:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "Nothing moves and touches the nation more than this sport hence it is imperative to recognise excellence of our young players, administrators and all those involved in sport. We need more Bafana Bafana players from this Region, we need more Banyana Banyana to come from here and many other junior national teams. But for the sport to continue growing, we need corporate South Africa to come to the party and help develop football," External link

allafrica Sunday, November 6, 2016 10:19:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "Don't worry about returning to work urgently, everything is in order. Take your time, don't rush things, we want you to fully recover and be in great condition. That is what we want from you," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:19:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "Don't worry about returning to work urgently, everything is in order," External link

bbc Wednesday, November 2, 2016 7:37:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "To club president Patrice Motsepe and coach Pitso Mosimane, I would like to say you deserve all the accolades and you truly led from the front," "This is a first for a South African club to qualify for the prestigious Fifa Club World Cup" External link

thetimes-za Tuesday, October 25, 2016 10:18:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan déclaré : "Cette victoire va nous servir et aider à rendre notre sélection plus compétitive" External link

APS Monday, October 24, 2016 5:40:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We trust he will pass through this challenge," External link

bbc Monday, October 17, 2016 6:02:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We trust he will pass through this challenge," External link

bbc Sunday, October 16, 2016 9:06:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : "The draw for the FIFA Club World Cup has already been conducted and if Sundowns win the two legs against Zamalek, they will meet New Zealand's Auckland City and next Champions of Japan in the FIFA Club World Cup," External link

allafrica Friday, October 14, 2016 4:47:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "Congratulations to the President, Mr Patrice Motsepe, the entire administration and technical staff of Sundowns" External link

allafrica Friday, October 14, 2016 4:47:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "We have what it takes to compete and beat the best sides in the world," External link

irishsun Tuesday, October 4, 2016 3:09:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "They will push you hard but I know on your today you can be unstoppable. Set the ball rolling for the journey to Russia by competing and competing hard," External link

irishsun Tuesday, October 4, 2016 3:09:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "If you take care of the kids at school and help them to become balanced and realise their full potential... that is a contribution to society," External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 28, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "What the Kay Motsepe Cup has done is to bring that connection. If you give R1 million to the winning school, that school can fulfil its dreams ... and bring a better learning environment. We are happy to support and partner with the Basic Education and Motsepe Foundation," External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 28, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “If you take care of the kids at school and help them to become balanced and realise their full potential… that is a contribution to society,” External link

sanews Tuesday, September 27, 2016 4:04:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “What the Kay Motsepe Cup has done is to bring that connection. If you give R1 million to the winning school, that school can fulfil its dreams … and bring a better learning environment. We are happy to support and partner with the Basic Education and Motsepe Foundation,” External link

sanews Tuesday, September 27, 2016 4:04:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : “There is no iota of truth in that statement. It is malicious, reckless and defamatory. We don’t deal with our matters through the media and if we do so, we will call a press conference to grant our journalists that information,” External link

news24 Saturday, September 17, 2016 9:50:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan added : "The SAFA executive will discuss this matter on Wednesday," External link

bbc Saturday, September 17, 2016 4:17:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan said : "The first few minutes of the first game at those finals against Algeria, I thought, ‘Wow here we have a team’," External link

bdlive Monday, September 5, 2016 8:38:00 AM EAT

Danny Jordaan told : "This annual tournament is in honour of one of the greatest icons ever to live in this world," External link

ahram-EN Friday, September 2, 2016 4:26:00 PM EAT

Danny Jordaan concluded ( about North ) : "Through this match, it helps us live this legacy because most of the proceeds go towards helping make a difference in the lives of our young children through the fund established by Madiba. Tata cherished the wellbeing of children and the needy and besides being a wonderful match pitting the South and North; it is an opportunity for the public to make a contribution towards a worthy cause," External link

ahram-EN Friday, September 2, 2016 4:26:00 PM EAT



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president35.69%EN11/23/201723/11/2017
ancien maire de port elizabeth0.19%FR11/01/201701/11/2017
boss2.97%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
football association boss0.93%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
african football association boss0.93%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
south african football association boss0.93%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
south african football association president5.20%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
football association president4.46%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
african football association president1.86%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
member0.19%EN08/04/201704/08/2017
executive member0.19%EN08/04/201704/08/2017
south africa football association president0.74%EN03/17/201717/03/2017
africa football association president0.74%EN03/17/201717/03/2017
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membre0.19%FR02/28/201728/02/2017
nigerian football federation chief0.19%EN02/25/201725/02/2017
chief2.23%EN02/23/201723/02/2017
head0.74%EN02/21/201721/02/2017
candidat0.19%FR02/20/201720/02/2017
mayor13.75%EN01/26/201726/01/2017
presidente da safa0.19%PT12/22/201622/12/2016
chief executive officer1.30%EN11/22/201622/11/2016
président0.93%FR11/05/201605/11/2016
administrator5.20%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
politician0.19%EN10/03/201603/10/2016
former defence minister0.37%EN08/25/201625/08/2016
representative0.19%EN08/08/201608/08/2016
rival0.19%EN08/08/201608/08/2016
opponent2.23%EN08/06/201606/08/2016
candidate7.81%EN08/05/201605/08/2016
Names Lang Count
Danny JordaanEN71.01%
Danny JordaanFR16.34%
Danny JordaanEU11.85%
Danny JordaanPT0.54%
Dany JordaanDE0.09%
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Norman Mapeza said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : "You should be happy because the coach has put you in this position, so you need to be grateful," "I heard what [SAFA president] Danny Jordaan said about this project, so you need to be grateful about where the coach has taken you with this project" External link

news24 Friday, November 12, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Dominic Chimhavi explained ( about Danny Jordaan ) : "The recommendations of the technical committee were forwarded to the president [Danny Jordaan] and the administration last week" External link

news24 Monday, April 26, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : “Our differences with Morocco have never been personal. We continue to engage them‚ even on this matter. The Safa president [Jordaan] has engaged his counterpart there. Nobody won’t be engaged‚ including those that have candidates‚” External link

businessday Monday, November 9, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Phillip Chiyangwa said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : “Please talk to Danny Jordaan (Safa president) to get more information. Ask him, don’t waste time,” External link

newsday Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Itumeleng Khune said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : "Those were words of wisdom from Dr (Danny) Jordaan and it is now up to us to implement what he encouraged us to go - make the country proud," External link

allafrica Thursday, October 6, 2016 1:23:00 PM EAT

Athol Trollip said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : “It was this closed-door policy that allowed the former administration under Danny Jordaan and his Mayoral Committee Member for Budget and Treasury to claim that all was well in financial administration, when in actual fact they had plunged the municipality into financial insecurity with growing creditor and debtor lists, more and more write-offs of bad debt and diminishing revenue returns. We won't make the same mistakes as our predecessors and we are well on our way to solving these issues. In line with our manifesto promise, this new administration is delivering change by making sure that this government is entirely accountable to all residents and to the media at all levels of decision-making,” External link

iol Tuesday, October 4, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

Athol Trollip said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : "It was this closed-door policy that allowed the former administration under Danny Jordaan and his mayoral committee member for budget and treasury to claim that all was well in financial administration, when in actual fact they had plunged the municipality into financial insecurity with growing creditor and debtor lists, more and more write-offs of bad debt, and diminishing revenue returns," "We won’t make the same mistakes as our predecessors and we are well on our way to solving these issues. In line with our manifesto promise, this new administration is delivering change by making sure that this government is entirely accountable to all residents and to the media at all levels of decision making" External link

bdlive Monday, October 3, 2016 11:28:00 PM EAT