PALAPYE: Newly promoted Premier League side, Miscellaneous has a new committee, which is expected to steer the club through its return to the top flight.
Committee chairman, Seiphetho Sefhako retained his position as he stood unopposed and his former vice chairman Moses Bantsi also retained his position as he also stood unopposed. Malebogo Motsokono, the previous welfare manager was elected as the new secretary general while Orapeleng Mosiamisi is the new vice secretary general.
Bakazi Seoganeleng also retained her position as the committee treasurer.
Emang Malabola comes in as the new Welfare manager replacing Motsokono while Ran Lore who is new in the committee, fills the position of marketing manager.
Sefhako Sefhako who is also new in the committee filled the position of the publicity manager.
Other vacant positions were that of additional members and they were filled by Mmoloki Leburu and Bathusi Mosweu who are also new in the committee.
All the contestants stood unopposed except for the treasurer position, which had two candidates. Apart from the elections, the committee reviewed the team’s performances in which they were positive after they progressed to the Premier League.
The key issue at the meeting was how to ensure the team survives in the Premier League.
“Since we are now in the Premier League, we will have to make sure that we maintain our stay. So we have decided to beef up our squad with more players who can help us compete.
“We are currently negotiating with some players whose names I cannot reveal now, but I can assure you that in two weeks we would have finished our negotiations.
“I can assure Miscellaneous family that with the players that we are looking forward to sign, we shall have a long stay in the top league,” he said.
Sefhako said they had drafted a strategic plan meant to drive the club forward.
He said they had also registered their youth team in the Division One League (Central Division).
He said the youth team would serve as a feeder for the senior team. As for sponsorship, Sefhako said they have not been successful up to now, but there is a taskforce looking into the matter.
“We are still looking for a kit sponsor and the main sponsor, and we are currently involved in talks with some companies who have shown interest as kit sponsors, “he said.