Investors should respect teams identities

Our football is at a crossroads in terms of take overs. Although a great move for our football, the controversy that has shrouded it is undeniable. Notwane, Township Rollers, BMC and Centre Chiefs were in the last year taken over by some investors who promised progress. The take-overs were without controversy as they played themselves out in the Courts of Law, and it was not a pretty sight. What was undeniably a step forward for our football, turned out to be a circus of some sort.

Who can forget the Notwane and BMC debacles, and to some extent the Township Rollers matter that is still in court. Now, just when the dust was settling, we hear of one team being relocated and this has once again irked some people, and brought out the debates on these take-overs.

In some of the deals, the wheels fell off, others are still just on, and others are said to be about to come off. In whatever happens, there are usually positives and negatives, and with every decision that is made, there will be those for and those against. I for one was all for the take overs, as I believe they could take our football forward. I however had a problem with how they were effected, and when some of us spoke out against how the take overs were effected, we were accused of opposing progress.

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