Move to push out Zakhem, Shah declared unprocedural

Shah. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Shah. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Premier League clubs' demand for a meeting which would have seen them push for the removal of Botswana Football League (BFL) chairperson, Nicholas Zakhem and board member, Jagdish Shah has been declared unprocedural.

The fall-out emanates from a decision to gradually reduce Premier League teams from 16 to 12. As a result, the clubs wrote the BFL secretariat requesting a shareholders meeting.

However, BFL CEO, Senzo Mbatha told Mmegi Sport the shareholders did not meet the 75% threshold required to call a meeting as per the constitution. He said, therefore, the petition was unprocedural. Some clubs are against the reduction of Premier League teams and want the status quo to remain.

Zakhem. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Zakhem. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG


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