Our soccer must turn professional

The reader says the local league's DC committee run cases in a poor manner.
The reader says the local league's DC committee run cases in a poor manner.
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Is our soccer run professionally as we are made to believe? The answer is a big no! Both Safa and the PSL are run like political parties with factions.

Look at how their DCs poorly run their cases. You will find different teams committing the same misconduct but sentenced differently, like in the case of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates (which committed the misconduct twice), Mamelodi Sundowns and even Bloemfontein Celtic in the past, where their fans invaded the pitch and caused damage, but only Chiefs received a hefty fine and its fans hauled to the court of law.

How can you deduct points (Celtic) from a team that did not cause a misconduct in the field of play, but give a monetary fine to a team that caused misconduct in the field of play (Sundowns).

Mamelodi Sundowns should have been docked points and Celtic ordered to replay their aborted game and two more in an empty stadium.

The solution is to remove club owners and chairmen from the league boards and replace them with neutrals and the chairmen or owners must run their kind of stokvel on the side, then our soccer will begin to be professional.

Mothupi Rasello, Hoopstad

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