COMMENT: Poor administration real threat to African football

If administrators do their job properly, African football can reach its true potential, but failure to do that can bring the sport to its knees


In the wake of the South Gauteng High Court judgement that set aside Advocate William Mokhari SC’s ruling to dock Ajax Cape Town points for fielding Tendai Ndoro, South African football finds itself in tatters as no one, including the PSL, knows how this saga is going to end. 

Ajax were relegated to the National First Division after they were found guilty of fielding the Zimbabwe forward, who had played for two other clubs – Orlando Pirates and Al Faisaly of Saudi Arabia – prior to moving to Cape Town. 

This was certainly an administration mistake on the side of the PSL and Ajax, as both parties failed to read the rules, but…

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