Xolile Nkompela appointed acting Safa president

Safa revealed in an official press release that Nkompela will be acting president until Jordaan is able to resume his duties

The South African Football Association (Safa) has announced the appointment of Xolile Nkompela as the association's acting president. 

Safa revealed that Nkompela was appointed by Dr Danny Jordaan just before he flew to Madagascar for a Caf executive committee meeting. 

Nkompela will be acting president until Jordaan returns to resume his duties. 

The country's FA didn't specify how long Jordaan will be away for. 

Below is the official statement as released by Safa on Saturday afternoon: 

SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan has, as of today, 31 March 2018 appointed Vice-President Mr Xolile Nkompela as the Acting President.

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Dr Jordaan is out of the country and currently attending a CAF engagement in Madagascar where the entire CAF Executive Committee is meeting together with the continent’s FA Presidents.

Also in Madagascar is world football governing body, FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura.

Mr Nkompela will be Acting President until such time that the President is able to resume his duties.