8 December 2017 – President of the South African Football Association (SAFA), Dr Danny Jordaan has expressed his heartfelt condolence to the family of FIFA Secretary General, Ms Fatma Samoura following the sad passing of her mother.

“On behalf of the South African Football Association and South African Football family, we wish to express our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Samoura family” said Jordaan.

The SAFA President went on to encourage Samoura to find solace in the wonderful memories of her mother and assured her of the Association’s support during these trying times.

“There is no formula of dealing with death but one can draw strength from the wonderful memories created with their loved ones. We wish to assure you that you have our full support during this sad time” concluded Jordaan.