The jokes kept on coming and an appreciative audience bawled their approval in instantaneous bursts of uncontrollable laughter when in 2020 mining magnate Patrice Motsepe announced that he was bidding to become the next Confederation of African Football (Caf) president.  

The announcement had them rolling in the aisles as the 59-year-old Motsepe has never held a position at the SA Football Association‚ and was a surprise candidate...

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