Local football staggers into the abyss

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It doesn't rain but pours for local football, as it seems the intense the rescue operation, the deeper the game plunges into chaos, observes Staff Writer MQONDISI DUBE

The fat is in the fire as local football battles a myriad of challenges against odds. If it were a political party, terms such as 'internal bickering', 'defections' and 'voter apathy' would feature prominently.

The celebrated arrival of be MOBILE as the Premier League sponsor in 2009 ushered in fresh expectations.
Prize money rose astronomically from P160, 000 for the league's winners to a respectable P1 million. A year earlier, clubs had committed to a blueprint, the Bosele Declaration aimed at driving football towards professionalism. There was every reason for football fans and other stakeholders to be optimistic that the below par administration of clubs and the game in general would be relegated to the dustbins of history.

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