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Another PSL Club SOLD — Disrespect To The Fans?

Ordinarily, whilst PSL chairman Dr. Irvin Khoza gets requested if the unabating sales of golf equipment and their subsequent relocation dilutes the integrity of the sport, his measured reaction has been to always reiterate the truth that "loose trading" of franchise is permitted within the PSL.


Although the ones are obvious tenets of a capitalist surroundings that thrives in South African football, supporters have expressed acalectic disdain to this new exercise.

Meanwhile, reports via 𝘚𝘶𝘯𝘚𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵 that some other PSL Club, Free State Stars—which presently participates in the newly-renamed Motsepe Foundation Championship—has been put below the hammer, following a stated R12-million takeover from a hit Mpumalanga-based businessman, Bucks Mthombeni.

It is known that Mthombeni, who also owns Casris FC, will take over the membership from the ownership of the Bethlehem-based Mokoena circle of relatives, and relocates it to KwaMhlanga in Mpumalanga.


It is but unknown whether the crew's call will alternate, but thinking about the growing trajectory below this occasions, it's far possibly that it would be changed.

Free State Stars had been experiencing monetary problems over the last few months, after it emerged that its owners, Kootso and Rantsi Mokoena, were having incongruous perspectives on the subject of how the membership should be run, forthwith.

Would you consider this to be disrespectful to the Ea La Koto fans who have supported the team at some point of the years?

Absolutely, Forget the numbers which might be being thrown around; the membership's soul become now not best created by using the Mokoenas however also by way of the complete Bethlehem network, which supported it all the manner to the pinnacle. This will undoubtedly be very difficult for them to just accept.

It is a critical indictment at the league and the destiny of South African football that they have got now met the identical give up as their cross-town opponents Bloemfontein Celtic, who have been sold a yr in the past.

What is soccer with out lovers? It's meaningless, and the PSL runs the danger of dropping credibility and alienating lovers if it continues to ignore this purple herring and implement policies to regulate the sale of soccer clubs.

What do you're making of yet any other sale of a PSL membership?

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