A P15,000 decision that sends football reeling

Ratanang PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Ratanang PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

"Pay P15, 000 and do so within three days, but you have an option to appeal within 10 days." This is a ruling that will echo through football’s corridors for ages to come.

It could have been the right call by the judicial body in terms of interpreting the laws as they handed down their sentence on the Township Rollers’ Onkarabile Ratanang saga.

The key issue that the Disciplinary Committee raised is that there was no official protest lodged over the use of Ratanang. Therefore the sanction had to be in line with that argument and meant the punishment was a light P15,000 fine.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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