Thembinkosi Sekgaphane
Phakaaathi Digital Administrator
2 minute read
19 Aug 2019
5:08 pm

Powerful men in soccer seem to think they can get away with anything

Thembinkosi Sekgaphane

The black-and-white side from Soweto have had a weekend to forget, but there may be a bigger picture that should concern us all.

Milutin Sredojevic, former head coach of Orlando Pirates (Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix)

Between Highlands Park sending Orlando Pirates packing out of the MTN8 cup and coach Micho Sredojevic resigning after allegedly being accused of a sexual offence, it is difficult to decide what shook the Sea Robbers’ ship more this past weekend. If the alleged attempted sexual assault on a female staff member turns out to be true, then fame and breaking the law could triumph over other people’s human rights. What is more disturbing is how decision makers at some of the biggest football clubs on the African continent appear not to be afraid to be associated with someone accused of...