Danny Jordaan, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Danny Jordaan

South African sportsperson-politician

Date of Birth: 03-Sep-1951

Place of Birth: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Profession: politician, association football player

Nationality: South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Danny Jordaan

  • Daniel Alexander "Danny" Jordaan (born 3 September 1951) is the president of the South African Football Association (SAFA).
  • He is a former lecturer, politician and anti-apartheid activist.
  • He led South Africa's successful 2010 FIFA World Cup bid, the first successful one for Africa, as well as the country's unsuccessful bid four years earlier for the 2006 FIFA World Cup, and was the Chief Executive Officer of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
  • He is also the former Mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality, having served from May 2015 until August 2016. He has served FIFA in numerous capacities, including, as a General Co-ordinator for the Youth World Cup (now FIFA U-20 World Cup), 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Korea/Japan.
  • He was also a match commissioner for the 2006 FIFA World Cup and a member of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee.
  • He served on the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee and 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup Organising Committee. Jordaan is also a member of the International Marketing Council.

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