Citizen Reporter
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2 Nov 2017
11:29 am

Jordaan fears more rape allegations, says Ferguson

Citizen Reporter

Ferguson believes the possibility of more women coming forward scares Jordaan.

FILE PICTURE: Danny Jordaan (SAFA President) (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

Safa president Danny Jordaan has denied the rape allegation by former ANC MP and singer Jennifer Ferguson.

His lawyer, Mamodupi Mohlala-Mulaudzi, released a statement in which Jordaan denied raping Ferguson in a Port Elizabeth hotel 24 years ago.

Up until now, the soccer boss has remained silent on the allegations that came to light last month after Ferguson wrote about them on Facebook and later repeated them on Talk Radio 702.

In the statement, the former mayor said his perceived silence in the face of such serious allegations was because of his “empathy with victims” of gender-based violence.

Ferguson has questioned why it took Jordaan almost two weeks to respond to the allegations, and believes his statement stems from a fear of more allegations against him.

Apart from Ferguson, two other women have come forward with allegations of rape against the soccer administration boss. According to the musician, there is a possibility of more women coming forward, and this scares Jordaan.

“I think that‚ out of everything‚ is what Danny is most afraid of because he is not coming clean, and he doesn’t know how many more are going to come out‚” she said.

Jordaan’s lawyer has declined to comment on the new allegations because they were made by “faceless” individuals.

Soccer boss Jordaan breaks silence and denies rape allegations

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