Premier League owes taxman P1.9m

Premier League teams, GU and Gunners battle it out. The money paid to the league for broadcasting rights seem to be at the center of a tax storm
Premier League teams, GU and Gunners battle it out. The money paid to the league for broadcasting rights seem to be at the center of a tax storm

The financial woes of the Botswana Premier League (BPL) are getting worse after revelations that it owes the tax man P1.9 million. Already, the soccer body is in court over a P2.5 million-plus debt.


Although he declined to confirm or deny the amount of tax owed, BPL boss, Bennett Mamelodi said yesterday that they had hired a consultant to look into the matter. “We have got somebody to look into the matter. Some of the issues happened before I came into office. But it is a priority, we are looking into it,” he said.

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