Hurting football's healing wound reopens

Disgruntled: Some of the shareholders who attended the BFL meeting in Palapye in January PIC:KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Disgruntled: Some of the shareholders who attended the BFL meeting in Palapye in January PIC:KENNEDY RAMOKONE

This week, the incisions of a deep wound inflicted by the drawn-out December and January leadership wrangles within the Botswana Football League (BFL) were reopened, potentially providing the gateway to another painful period, observes Staff Writer, MQONDISI DUBE

Some repair works were believed to have taken place behind closed doors despite evident tensions that have simmered all summer within the football circles.

However, it had looked like the warring parties, which pitted the BFL chairperson, Nicholas Zakhem on one corner and a group of shareholders on the other, were making inroads in stitching together the pieces of a broken relationship. But it appears they had papered over the cracks.


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