Cape Town - The South African Football Association (SAFA) held a press conference regarding the rape allegations facing president Danny Jordaan.
An 'urgent' statement was released earlier on Thursday in order for the association to address the media at 13:00.
Jordaan has been accused of rape by former African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament, Jennifer Ferguson.
Ferguson revealed to the public that the incident happened 25 years ago at a Nelson Mandela Bay hotel.
SAFA confirmed that the National Executive Committee (NEC) back Jordaan and that he is innocent until proven guilty.
Meanwhile, the association announced that a new electoral committee has been assembled after consultation with FIFA.
The committee will meet on Saturday, April 28 to determine a new date for the SAFA presidential elections.