Zakhem on genesis of BFL fallout

Narrating: Zakhem gave details to the press this week PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Narrating: Zakhem gave details to the press this week PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Botswana Football League (BFL) chairman, Nicholas Zakhem this week shed light on the origins of the ongoing leadership fights within the organisation.

He said one of the main issues that gave birth to the persistent brawl, included BFL's desire to have its own offices away from the Lekidi Football Centre. Briefing the media at Lekidi Centre this week, Zakhem said before the 2023-2024 season, during a board meeting, it was decided that the BFL should have an office away from the Botswana Football Association's (BFA) property.

“People do not know that the BFL does not own anything until we went to Satar Dada and solicited a car worth P450,000 for our then CEO, Senzo Mbatha. After we did that, Jagdish Shah said in a meeting that for the first time, BFL has something of its own,” Zakhem remarked.

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