Go back to the table over cutting teams

Not long ago, I argued for the reduction of the Premier League teams, purely on the basis of resources. The wheels are already in motion to reduce Premier League teams from 16 to 12, a decision that has not been unanimously received.

It must be noted that cutting teams is not a new concept. It dates back to a meeting held in a conference room at Bosele Hotel in Selebi-Phikwe in 2008. That meeting of football brains emerged with what became known as the Bosele Declaration.

Among proposals to progress the local game was to reduce Premier League teams from 16 to 12, in order to improve the quality of the product. In truth, some of the 16 teams rarely add the needed quality in the league and mostly make up numbers.

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