Sepp Blatter discussed the $10m payment at the centre of the FIFA 'bribe' scandal with South Africa's then President Thabo Mbeki, a leaked email and letter suggest.
South African officials have again denied allegations they paid a $10m bribe for votes during the 2010 World Cup bid
Ghana and Algeria booked their passage through to the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations with victories on Tuesday.
Moussa Sow snatched a late winner as Senegal battled back to claim a 2-1 victory over Ghana at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Holders Nigeria failed to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after being held to a 2-2 draw by South Africa.
An estimated crowd of 30,000 turned out in Durban for the funeral of South Africa captain Senzo Meyiwa on Saturday.