Thembinkosi Sekgaphane
Phakaaathi Digital Administrator
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15 Jun 2020
5:16 pm

Money makes the PSL go around

Thembinkosi Sekgaphane

Whoever has money calls the shots, this statement doesn’t only apply at the bar around the corner from the office on Friday evening.

PSL Chairman Dr Irvin Khoza, Kaizer Motaung, Mato Madlala PSL Acting CEO, Safpu president Thulaganyo Gaoshubelwe and Nhlanhla Shabalala of Safpu at PSL Offices (Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix)

The buying and selling of club statuses could be seen by some as unfair to those that can’t flex their financial muscle to move into the top tier from lower leagues. But then again, who's to says you shouldn’t use all the resources at your disposal to gain favour/advantage. Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) last week bought their way into the Absa Premiership taking Bidvest Wits’ place. This means four teams from Limpopo now ply their trade in the top flight, and while Limpopo beams with pride it is also signals the end of an era for a team that has...