Sibongiseni Gumbi
Football Writer
3 minute read
23 Jun 2020
2:42 pm

Does Wits sale reduce PSL administrators to rubber stampers?

Sibongiseni Gumbi

The way the sale of Bidvest Wits was handled leaves a lot to be desired regarding how our football administrators do things properly and professionally. There were a lot of things that don’t sit well with me.

Sifiso Hlanti and Thulani Hlatshwayo of Bidvest Wits at training at Sturrock Park. (Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix)

I must clearly state that I have no qualms about Wits being sold and I am happy to have new people in our football but their introduction has been worrisome. But it would be unfair to expect the people from Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila to shoulder any of the blame for the mess that the sale became. It was whoever handled it for Wits that failed to do things in a respectable and professional manner. Yes, Tshakhuma people did make it difficult when they made public pronouncements on the impending sale, but it was just the excitement on their side. It...